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Rrose Sélavy

A work made of full leather binding with leather and board onlays; author and title stamped on front and back covers; decorated endpapers; black ink drawings on pastedowns; original paper covers bound in.

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  • A work made of full leather binding with leather and board onlays; author and title stamped on front and back covers; decorated endpapers; black ink drawings on pastedowns; original paper covers bound in.

Date:

Published 1939; rebound 1939-1950

Artist:

Mary Reynolds (American, 1891-1950)
Written by Marcel Duchamp (American, born France, 1887-1968)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Special Collections

Artist

Mary Reynolds

Title

Rrose Sélavy

Place

Paris (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1939

Medium

Full leather binding with leather and board onlays; author and title stamped on front and back covers; decorated endpapers; black ink drawings on pastedowns; original paper covers bound in

Inscriptions

Inscription on half title page: Chère Mary, Marcel

Dimensions

17.1 × 12.2 × 1.1 cm (6 3/4 × 4 13/16 × 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Mary Reynolds Collection, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Reference Number

2019.172

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