Relief Print and Zinc Printing Plate Related to a Brochure for the Julien Levy Gallery Exhibition, Man Ray: Objects of My Affection (April 10-30, 1945)

Marcel Duchamp, American (born France), 1887 - 1968. After Alexander Hackenschmied, also known as Alexander Hammid, Czech, 1907 - 2004.

Made in United States, North and Central America


Photomechanical relief print attached to a wood block, protected by a piece of Plexiglas attached by brads (recto); zinc plate, adhered to other side of wood block (verso)

Image and sheet: 8 1/8 × 9 1/16 inches (20.7 × 23 cm) Plate: 8 3/16 x 9 5/16 inches (20.8 x 23.6 cm) Overall: 8 9/16 × 9 1/2 × 1 1/16 inches (21.7 × 24.1 × 2.7 cm)

© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / Estate of Marcel Duchamp

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
125th Anniversary Acquisition. The Lynne and Harold Honickman Gift of the Julien Levy Collection, 2001

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This relief print is a reproduction on paper of Duchamp's enlargement of a photograph by Alexander Hackenschmied. It is attached to a wood block with a zinc plate of the same design adhered to other side of wood block. The print is accompanied by the Julien Levy Gallery catalogue for the April 1945 Man Ray exhibition for which image was appropriated.