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DUCHAMP, Marcel

Blainville-Crevon, Seine-Maritime 1887 - Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine 1968

Fresh Widow

Fresh Widow

1920, New York

miniature French window, painted wood frame and eight panes of glass covered with black leather, on wood sill

assemblage

Dimensions (HxWxD): wood frame: 30 12 x 17 58, on wood sill: 34 x 21 x 4 in.

inscr.: Fresh Widow Copyright Rose Selavy 1920

Acc. No.: 151.1953

Credit Line: Katherine S. Dreier Bequest

Photo credit: http://www.moma.org


Provenance

  • 1953, Katherine S. Dreier Bequest

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, April 8, 2013
  • 1953 NY MoMA Bulletin
    The Museum of Modern Art Bulletin, vol. 20, nos. 3-4, Summer 1953, p. 11 repr.
  • 1961 Seitz
    William C. Seitz, The Art of Assemblage, 1961, p.44 repr.
  • 1967 NY MoMA Barr
    Alfred H. Barr, Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, 1929-1967, New York, 1967, ill. 157
  • 1973 Duchamp
    Marcel Duchamp, Edited by Anne d'Harnoncourt and Kynaston McShine, 1973, p. 290 repr.
  • 1977 NY MoMA Legg
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, with Selected Works on Paper. Catalogue of the Collection, January 1, 1977, Edited by Alicia Legg, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1977, p. 31