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Couple De Tabliers De Blanchisseuse (Couple of Laundress's Aprons)

Marcel Duchamp-Couple De Tabliers De Blanchisseuse (Couple of Laundress's Aprons)-1959

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Couple De Tabliers De Blanchisseuse (Couple of Laundress's Aprons)
Size:
20.3 x 17.7 cm
Edition Size :
20
Medium :
Imitated Rectified Readymades: two oven gloves (male and female); fabric and artificial fur
Creation Year:
1959
Category :
Sculpture
Artwork Details :
This Pair Of Readymades Are The Original Prototypes For The Edition Of 20 Assembled By Mimi Parent For 'Boite Alerte!', The Deluxe Version Of The Catalogue For The Exposition Internationale Du Surrealisme, Organised That Year By Andre Breton At The Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris

Sotheby's Paris

Date:
2015-06-03
Lot Number :
39
Low Estimate :
$132,200[-8%]*
High Estimate :
$165,300[-27%]*
Hammer Price :
$121,200
Sold For :
$150,309*
Notes :
Signed 'Marcel Duchamp' and dated '1959' (thrice: on the silk ribbons affixed to the cardboard mount and on the reverse of each glove)

Marc-Arthur Kohn S.A.S Cannes

Date:
2009-08-08
Lot Number :
576
Low Estimate :
$136,700[-3%]*
High Estimate :
$143,900[-8%]*
Hammer Price :
$132,400*
Notes :
Numbered 'XIV/XX'

Christie's London

Date:
2005-10-27
Lot Number :
202
Low Estimate :
$14,200[+50%]*
High Estimate :
$21,300[0%]*
Hammer Price :
$21,300
Sold For :
$25,710*
Notes :
Signed and dated 'Marcel Duchamp 59' (on labels on the reverse of each apron),cloth and fur mounted on board; Framed