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Chessboard (Echiquier)

  • USA
  • 2013-11-04
About the object
Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968)
Chessboard (Echiquier)
signed on a paper label attached at a later date (1967-1972) to the support (lower left); stamped with signature and address 'MARCEL DUCHAMP 11 RUE LARREY PARIS (5e) France' (on the reverse)
sixty-four wooden squares nailed into and glued on plywood
27½ x 27½ in. (70 x 70 cm.)
executed in Paris, 1937; unique

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