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Rotoreliefs (Optical Discs, Schwarz 441)

Marcel Duchamp-Rotoreliefs (Optical Discs, Schwarz 441)-1965

Sell Through Rate: 82%

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 :
Print-Multiple
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
Low Estimate :
$10,310[0%]*
High Estimate :
$14,730[-30%]*
Hammer Price :
$10,310
Sold For :
$12,890*
Notes :
One disc (Lampe) signed with initials in blue ink

Christie's New York

Date:
2015-04-24
Lot Number :
190
Low Estimate :
$20,000[0%]*
High Estimate :
$30,000[-33%]*
Hammer Price :
$20,000
Sold For :
$25,000*
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

Phillips London

Date:
2015-01-22
Lot Number :
11
Low Estimate :
$9,100[+216%]*
High Estimate :
$12,100[+138%]*
Hammer Price :
$28,800
Sold For :
$36,100*
Notes :
One disc (Lampe) signed with initials in blue ink

Christie's London

Date:
2013-09-18
Lot Number :
21
Low Estimate :
$15,900[+30%]*
High Estimate :
$23,900[-13%]*
Hammer Price :
$20,700
Sold For :
$25,850*
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

Pierre Berge Paris

Date:
2013-06-06
Lot Number :
92
Low Estimate :
$10,500[+37%]*
High Estimate :
$15,700[-8%]*
Hammer Price :
$14,400
Sold For :
$18,210*
Notes :
Titled (each disk); initialed (one disk); signed, dated and numbered '132/150', card in box

Blindarte Casa D'aste Naples

Date:
2011-12-17
Lot Number :
208
Low Estimate :
$13,000
High Estimate :
$19,500
Hammer Price :
Not sold
Notes :
Signature and date engraved 'Marcel Duchamp in 1965' on the label on the back, numbered 50/150 on the label on the back

Christie's London

Date:
2011-03-29
Lot Number :
20
Low Estimate :
$16,000[+20%]*
High Estimate :
$24,000[-20%]*
Hammer Price :
$19,200
Sold For :
$23,940*
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

Lempertz Cologne

Date:
2010-12-04
Lot Number :
106
Low Estimate :
$11,800[+84%]*
Hammer Price :
$21,700
Sold For :
$26,530*
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'

Christie's New York

Date:
2010-04-26
Lot Number :
63
Low Estimate :
$15,000[+33%]*
High Estimate :
$20,000[0%]*
Hammer Price :
$20,000
Sold For :
$25,000*
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

Kohn Paris

Date:
2009-12-14
Lot Number :
37
Low Estimate :
$21,900
High Estimate :
$26,300
Hammer Price :
Not sold
Notes :
Titled 'Rotorelief No.6 escargot'

Kohn Paris

Date:
2009-12-14
Lot Number :
34
Low Estimate :
$21,900
High Estimate :
$29,200
Hammer Price :
Not sold

Phillips New York

Date:
2008-05-21
Lot Number :
38
Low Estimate :
$10,000[+90%]*
High Estimate :
$15,000[+27%]*
Hammer Price :
$19,000
Sold For :
$23,750*
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

Blindarte Casa D'aste Naples

Date:
2006-05-09
Lot Number :
161
Low Estimate :
$12,700[0%]*
High Estimate :
$15,300[-17%]*
Hammer Price :
$12,700*
Notes :
Signed, dated '1965' and numbered 57/150

Sotheby's Paris

Date:
2005-10-06
Lot Number :
143
Low Estimate :
$4,800[+150%]*
High Estimate :
$7,200[+67%]*
Hammer Price :
$12,000
Sold For :
$14,480*
Notes :
Signed and dated '1965'

Loudmer Pierre, Paris

Date:
1997-04-28
Lot Number :
15
Low Estimate :
$5,100[-2%]*
High Estimate :
$6,900[-28%]*
Hammer Price :
$5,000*
Notes :
Signed verso, numbered 3/150

De Quay-Lombrail Paris

Date:
1995-10-28
Lot Number :
24
Low Estimate :
$3,100[+3%]*
High Estimate :
$4,100[-22%]*
Hammer Price :
$3,200*
Notes :
Signed, dated '1965' and numbered 57/150

Loudmer Pierre, Paris

Date:
1995-06-29
Lot Number :
16
Low Estimate :
$6,200[0%]*
High Estimate :
$8,300[-25%]*
Hammer Price :
$6,200*
Notes :
Signed verso, numbered 62/150