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Portrait of the Artist's Father
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Portrait of the Artist's Father

Marcel Duchamp, American (born France), 1887 - 1968

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

36 3/8 x 28 7/8 inches (92.4 x 73.3 cm) Framed: 38 7/16 × 31 × 2 1/2 inches (97.6 × 78.7 × 6.4 cm)

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

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 281, Modern and Contemporary Art, second floor

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Credit Line:
The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, 1950

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Jean Crotti (brother-in-law of Marcel Duchamp), Neuilly; sold to Louise and Walter C. Arensberg, Los Angeles, through Marcel Duchamp as agent, 1936 [1]; gift to PMA, 1950. 1. See provenance notes by Duchamp dated September 8, 1951 (PMA, Arensberg Archives).

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