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Portrait of Chess Players
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Portrait of Chess Players

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

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
1911

Medium:
Oil on canvas

Dimensions:
39 5/8 x 39 9/16 inches (100.6 x 100.5 cm) Framed: 41 5/8 × 41 5/8 × 2 3/8 inches (105.7 × 105.7 × 6 cm)

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

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 281, Modern and Contemporary Art, second floor

Accession Number:
1950-134-56

Credit Line:
The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, 1950

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Provenance

Arthur Jerome Eddy (1859-1920), Chicago, purchased from the artist at the Armory Show, New York, March 1, 1913-until d. 1920 [1]; by inheritance to his widow Lucy Crapo Orrell Eddy (1863-1931), Chicago; sold in California to Louise Arensberg (1879-1953) and Walter C. Arensberg (1878-1954), Los Angeles, 1930 [1]; gift to PMA, 1950. 1. Milton Brown, The Story of the Armory Show, New York, 1988, p. 264. 2. Arensberg provenance notes dated December 1, 1951 (PMA, Arensberg Archives, CA Use Tax)


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