3 Standard Stoppages
Artwork: 3 Standard Stoppages
Size: artist's wooden storage case: 129.2 x 22.8 x 28; glass panels: 125.5 x 18.5 x 6; 109.8 x 6.4 x 4; 108.6 x 6.4 x 4; 119.6 x 6.6 x 4 cm
Edition Size: 8 replicas (+ 2 AP, + 2 replicas outside of the edition)
Medium: Three pieces of thread each laid down and affixed with varnish on oil on three canvases mounted on three glass panels; three wood slats in a wooden storage case
Creation year: 1964
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Artwork details : Conceived in 1913-1914 and 1964

Christie's New York

Date: 2017-05-17
Lot Number: 17B
Notes: Signed, numbered, dated and stamped 'Marcel Duchamp 1964 5/8 3 STOPPAGES-ETALON, 1913-14 EDITION GALERIE SCHWARZ, MILAN' (on a copper plate affixed to the wooden storage case); titled and dated '3 STOPPAGES ETALON 1913-14' (on a leather label affixed to each glass panel); printed on the back of each canvas: 'Un metre de fil droit, horizontal, tombe d'un metre de haut' and '(3 stoppages etalon; appartenant a Marcel Duchamp) 1913-14'; the back of one canvas is also signed and dated 'Marcel Duchamp 1964'