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Portrait of Chess Players
Marcel Duchamp, American (born France), 1887 - 1968
Made in France, Europe Date:
Oil on canvasDimensions:
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 DuchampCuratorial Department:
* Gallery 281, Modern and Contemporary Art, second floorAccession Number:
The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, 1950
Arthur Jerome Eddy (1859-1920), Chicago, purchased from the artist at the Armory Show, New York, March 1, 1913-until d. 1920 ; 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 ; 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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