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The King and Queen Surrounded by Swift Nudes
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The King and Queen Surrounded by Swift Nudes

See Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1950-134-63b, for reverse

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

Made in France, Europe


Oil on canvas

45 1/8 x 50 3/4 inches (114.6 x 128.9 cm) Framed: 49 3/4 × 55 1/4 × 2 inches (126.4 × 140.3 × 5.1 cm)

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

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 282, Modern and Contemporary Art, second floor (d’Harnoncourt Gallery)

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Credit Line:
The Louise and Walter Arensberg Collection, 1950

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Arthur Jerome Eddy (1859-1920), Chicago, purchased from the artist at the Armory Show, New York, March 2, 1913-until c. 1916-1918 [1]; sold to Louise Arensberg (1879-1953) and Walter C. Arensberg (1878-1954), Los Angeles, by c. 1918 [2]; gift to PMA, 1950. 1. Milton Brown, The Story of the Armory Show, New York, 1988, p. 264. 2. Visible in a photo of the Arensbergs' New York apartment taken by Charles Sheeler c. 1918. The Arensbergs moved from New York to Los Angeles in 1921.

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