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Marcel Duchamp poster: P.51-1970

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Marcel Duchamp poster

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Hamilton, Richard

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Description

A poster showing the artist photographed by Richard Hamilton when signing the editions of his glass multiples 'The Occulist Witnesses' and 'Sieves'. These multiples, signed jointly by Duchamp and Hamilton, were made after studies for Richard Hamilton's reconstructions of the large glass 'The Brdige stipped bare by her Bachelors Even.

Legal notes

Bought from the Duplicate Objects and Donations Fund, 1970.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1970)

Dating

20th century
1968 CE - 1970 CE

Note

Two-colour screenprinting, acetate film, limination and silver foil blocking on white cartridge paper. Edition unlimited.

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Sheet Height 800 mm Width 580 mm

Techniques used in production

Screenprint
Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R Hamilton
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.51-1970
Primary reference Number: 227215
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 6 June 2019 Updated: Wednesday 24 July 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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