Marcel Duchamp - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    The Collection of Emilio Rodríguez-Larraín
    by decent to the present owner

  • Literature

    Arturo Schwarz 588 and 589

  • Catalogue Essay

    On the A Poster within a Poster, Duchamp (translated from French) writes: “For Emilio Rodriguez from my jail Much love from Marcel Duchamp” and on the catalogue: “This was at the time of the pipe; now long live to cigars much love from Emilio Marcel”

    The Association Marcel Duchamp have confirmed the authenticity of these artworks and will issue a certificate to the buyer.


A Poster Within a Poster; and Cover for "Marcel Duchamp: A Retrospective Exhibition"

Offset lithograph in colors, on wove paper, the full sheet, folded (as issued), together with the paperback catalogue for Marcel Duchamp: A Retrospective Exhibition, Pasadena Art Museum, October 8-November 3, 1963, the complete catalogue with cover and transparent dust jacket, inscribed in red.
poster S. 34 1/8 x 26 5/8 in. (86.7 x 67.6 cm)
catalogue 11 x 8 1/2 x 1/4 in. (27.9 x 21.6 x .6 cm)

The poster signed and dedicated 'Pour Emilio Rodriguez de ma prison marcel Duchamp affectueux' in green ink, from the edition of 300, the exhibition catalogue signed, inscribed and dedicated 'Ceci est du temps de la pipe; maintenant vive les cigares Affectueusement Emilio marcel' in blue ink on the inside cover, the poster unframed.

$12,000 - 18,000 

Sold for $18,750

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 17 October 2017