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Priere de toucher

Artwork:
Priere de toucher
Size:
25.4 x 22.9 cm
Medium :
Foam-rubber breast and black velvet on board
Creation Year:
1947
Marks
Signed and dated 'Marcel Duchamp 1947' (lower right); printed on a metal label, the artist's name, title and date 'Priere de toucher/ Marcel Duchamp/ 1947' (lower center)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Mary Sisler Collection, Palm Beach; Mrs. Catherine Perrot, Paris; Yves Arman, Paris; Private collection, Monte Carlo; Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica; Robert Shapazian, Venice, California, 1991; His sale; Christie's, New York, 11 November 2010, lot 104; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
London, Tate Gallery, The Almost Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp, June-July 1966, p. 74, no. 172 (illustrated); Auckland, Australian State Galleries, Marcel Duchamp, The Mary Sisler Collection: 78 Works 1904-1963, November 1967-October 1968, n.p., no. 71 (illustrated)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2015-11-10
Lot Number :
52
Low Estimate :
$200,000[+100%]*
High Estimate :
$300,000[+33%]*
Hammer Price :
$400,000
Sold For :
$485,000*

Christie's New York

Date:
2010-11-11
Lot Number :
104
Low Estimate :
$30,000[+600%]*
High Estimate :
$40,000[+425%]*
Hammer Price :
$210,000
Sold For :
$254,500*