Rotoreliefs (Optical Discs, Schwarz 441)
Artwork: Rotoreliefs (Optical Discs, Schwarz 441)
Size: box: 37.3 x 37.3 x 12.1 cm
Edition Size: 150 (+ editions of 500, 1000, 100 and 5)
Medium: Lithograph in colours, printed on both sides of six cardboard discs (to be viewed as they rotate at 33 1/3 rpm), with the black plastic circular disc holder and black velvet-covered motorised wall-hanging unit (with original motor and wiring), with metal and magnet revolving platform and two black velvet-covered viewers
Creation year: 1965
Category: Prints
Artwork details : Set of 6 discs (comprising 12 lithographs printed in both sides of the discs); Created 1935-1965; Edition Arturo Schwarz, Milan

Phillips London

Date: 2016-01-21
Lot Number: 23
Notes: One disc (Lampe) signed with initials in blue ink

Date: 2015-04-24
Lot Number: 190
Notes: Initialed in ink on one of the discs, with the incised signature and date on the brass title plate on the underside of the unit, numbered 46/150, from edition D; The disks the full sheets, occasional minor stains and scuffs, otherwise in good condition, with the original black velvet-covered wall-hanging turntable unit and cable, generally in very good condition

Date: 2015-01-22
Lot Number: 11
Notes: One disc (Lampe) signed with initials in blue ink

Date: 2013-09-18
Lot Number: 21
Notes: The lithograph Lampe signed with initials in blue ballpoint pen, the wall hanging unit with the brass justification plaque on the inside, with the incised signature and date 1965, numbered 62/150

Date: 2013-06-06
Lot Number: 92
Notes: Titled (each disk); initialed (one disk); signed, dated and numbered '132/150', card in box

Date: 2011-12-17
Lot Number: 208
Notes: Signature and date engraved 'Marcel Duchamp in 1965' on the label on the back, numbered 50/150 on the label on the back

Date: 2011-03-29
Lot Number: 20
Notes: Signed with initials in blue ballpoint pen, the wall hanging with the brass justification plaque on the inside, with the incised signature, dated '1965', numbered 48/150, from the fourth, final edition (Schwarz d), generally in very good condition

Date: 2010-12-04
Lot Number: 106
Notes: Monogrammed 'M.D.' in blue ink, edge, disk no. 4 'Lampe'; signed, dated, and numbered in scratched handwriting, metal plate, box verso; bears publication information 'ROTORELIEF, 1935/1953 EDITION GALERIE SCHWARZ, MILAN'

Date: 2010-04-26
Lot Number: 63
Notes: Initialed in ink on one of the discs, with the incised signature and date on the brass title plate on the underside of the unit, numbered 130/150

Date: 2009-12-14
Lot Number: 37
Notes: Titled 'Rotorelief No.6 escargot'

Date: 2009-12-14
Lot Number: 34

Date: 2008-05-21
Lot Number: 38
Notes: Lampe signed with initials in blue ink, with incised signature, title, dated '1965' and numbered 121/150 on the brass plaque (tarnished) on the underside of the unit

Date: 2006-05-09
Lot Number: 161
Notes: Signed, dated '1965' and numbered 57/150

Date: 2005-10-06
Lot Number: 143
Notes: Signed and dated '1965'

Date: 1997-04-28
Lot Number: 15
Notes: Signed verso, numbered 3/150

Date: 1995-10-28
Lot Number: 24
Notes: Signed, dated '1965' and numbered 57/150

Date: 1995-06-29
Lot Number: 16
Notes: Signed verso, numbered 62/150