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La mariée mise à nu par ses célibataires même

A work made of cardboard box with punched holes forming the title, a green flocked interior, and copper strips forming an m on the front cover and a d on the back cover containing 93 facsimiles of manuscript notes, drawings, and photographs, one additional color print of “neuf moules mâlic” (nine malic molds) under glass in the back cover, and one manuscript item..

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  • A work made of cardboard box with punched holes forming the title, a green flocked interior, and copper strips forming an m on the front cover and a d on the back cover containing 93 facsimiles of manuscript notes, drawings, and photographs, one additional color print of “neuf moules mâlic” (nine malic molds) under glass in the back cover, and one manuscript item..

Date:

Paris: Édition Rrose Sélavy, 1934

Artist:

Marcel Duchamp
American (b. France), 1887-1968

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Special Collections

Artist

Marcel Duchamp

Title

La mariée mise à nu par ses célibataires même

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.

1934

Medium

Cardboard box with punched holes forming the title, a green flocked interior, and copper strips forming an M on the front cover and a D on the back cover containing 93 facsimiles of manuscript notes, drawings, and photographs, one additional color print of “Neuf moules mâlic” (Nine Malic Molds) under glass in the back cover, and one manuscript item.

Inscriptions

""Pour Mary Reynolds" on inside of the back of case. Inscription formed by holes punched in end paper"; “Cette boîte no 00/XX doit continir 93 documents: photos, dessins et notes des années 1911–15, ansi qu’une reproduction en coleurs sous verre et une page de manuscript"

Dimensions

33.2 × 28 × 2 cm (13 1/8 × 11 1/16 × 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Mary Reynolds Collection, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Reference Number

2019.155

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