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DUCHAMP, Marcel

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

Roue de bicyclette

Bicycle Wheel

1951, New York, third version after lost original of 1913

assemblage: metal wheel, mounted on painted wood stool

assemblage

Dimensions (HxWxD): wheel, diam. 25 12; stool: 23 34; overall h. 50 12 in.

Acc. No.: 595.1967

Credit Line: The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection

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


Provenance

  • 1967, The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, April 8, 2013
  • 1961 Seitz
    William C. Seitz, The Art of Assemblage, 1961, p.46 repr.
  • 1972 Janis
    Three Generations of Twentieth-Century Art: The Sidney and Harriet Janis Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, 1972, p. 49
  • 1973 Duchamp
    Marcel Duchamp, Edited by Anne d'Harnoncourt and Kynaston McShine, 1973, p. 270 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. 32