Combat De Boxe (Boxing Match)
Artwork: Combat De Boxe (Boxing Match)
Size: 19.7 x 23.4 cm
Medium: Photomontage: silver gelatin print mounted on painted card in artist's mount
Creation year: 1916
Marks: Signed Marcel Duchamp and inscribed Combat de boxe - 1913 - jamais utilise pour le grand verre (on the mount); inscribed l'original appartient a/ W.C. Arensberg (in the artist's hand on a label on the verso of the card)
Category: Photography
Artwork details : Created c.1916
Provenance: Cordier and Ekstrom Gallery, New York (acquired directly from the artist); Arturo Schwarz, Milan (acquired from the above in 1965); Galerie 1900-2000, Paris (acquired from the above); Sale: Sotheby's, London, July 1, 1998, lot 148; Acquired at the above sale
Exhibition history: New York, Bourgeois Gallery, Exhibition of Modern Art, 1916, n.n.; New York, Cordier and Ekstrom Gallery, Not Seen and/or Less Seen of/by Marcel Duchamp/Rrose Selavy 1904-64, 1965, no. M35; Milan, Galleria Schwarz, Duchamp: 66 Creative Years, from the first painting to the last drawing, 1972-73, no. 58 bis, illustrated in the catalogue; Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus and Tubingen, Kunsthalle, New York Dada, Duchamp-Man Ray-Picabia, 1973-74, no. 17, illustrated in the catalogue; Caracas, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, El espiritu Dada, 1980, illustrated in the catalogue; Beijing, The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, DUCHAMP AND/OR/IN CHINA, 2013, n.n., illustrated in color in the catalogue

Date: 2013-11-07
Lot Number: 321