Disk inscribed with pun
Artwork: Disk inscribed with pun
Size: 28.6 cm
Medium: White letters mounted on disk, painted black and mounted on record
Creation year: 1923
Marks: Inscribed 'L'enfant qui tete est un souffleur de chair chaude et n'aime pas le chou-fleur de serre chaude'
Category: Sculptures And Ceramics
Provenance: Madame Delfieu, Paris; Acquired from the above by the present owner, May 1983
Exhibition history: London, Tate Gallery, The Almost Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp, June-July 1966, p. 170; Philadelphia Museum of Art; New York, Museum of Modern Art and Art Institute of Chicago, Marcel Duchamp, September 1973-May 1974, p. 298, no. 150; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre National d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, L'Oeuvre de Marcel Duchamp, February-May 1977, p. 117, no. 139; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art and The Hague, Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting 1890-1985, November 1986-November 1987.

Date: 2010-11-11
Lot Number: 116

Date: 2010-11-11
Lot Number: 117