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Disk inscribed with pun

Marcel Duchamp-Disk inscribed with pun-1923

Sell Through Rate: 100%

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 :
Sculpture
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.

Christie's New York

Date:
2010-11-11
Lot Number :
116
Low Estimate :
$50,000[+380%]*
High Estimate :
$70,000[+243%]*
Hammer Price :
$240,000
Sold For :
$290,500*

Christie's New York

Date:
2010-11-11
Lot Number :
117
Low Estimate :
$50,000[+320%]*
High Estimate :
$70,000[+200%]*
Hammer Price :
$210,000
Sold For :
$254,500*