PEVSNER, Antoine

Orel, Russia 1886 - Paris 1962

Portrait de Marcel Duchamp

Portrait of Marcel Duchamp


cellulose nitrate on copper with iron


Dimensions (HxWxD): 37 x 25 34 in.

Acc. No.: 1941.628

Credit Line: Gift of Collection Société Anonyme

Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery /


  • 1941, Gift of Collection Société Anonyme


  • Museum's website, 26 February 2014 and August 2017
  • 1950 Yale University Art Gallery
    Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920, New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950, 150-51, ill.
  • 1982 Bohan
    Ruth L. Bohan, The Société Anonyme's Brooklyn Exhibition: Katherine Dreier and Modernism in America (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Research Press, 1982), 153, fig. 7
  • 1984 Herbert, Apter and Kenney
    Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 517, no. 544, ill.
  • 2006 Bohan
    Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 63, fig. 20
  • 2009 Lavedrine, Rivenc and Schilling
    Bertrand Lavedrine, Rachel Rivenc, and Michael Schilling, “POPART: An International Research Project on the Conservation of Plastics,” Conservation Perspectives: The GCI Newsletter 24, no. 2 (Fall 2009): 10, ill.
  • 2010 Brody
    Lisa R. Brody et al., "Unstable Works of Art," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2010): 131–33, fig. 2–4
  • 2011 Zabel
    Barbara Zabel, Calder's Portraits: A New Language, exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2011), 10, fig. 8