256. Marcel Duchamp
“The Large Glass and Related Works”, Volume II, by Arturo Schwarz, 1969 The complete volume, comprised of the set of nine etchings, all on handmade paper watermarked The Large Glass II, with full margins, text by Arturo Schwarz, all contained in the original red clothcovered slip case. Signed by the artist and author and numbered copy 51 of 135 in pencil on the colophon (there were also 15 artist’s proofs in Roman numerals), published by Galleria Schwarz, Milan. slipcase. 17 x 10 3/8 in. (43.2 x 26.4 cm) Estimate $4,000-6,000 Literature Arturo Schwarz 645-653 and 658
Volume II including: Selected Details afer Cranach and Relâche; Après l’amour; Selected Details afer Rodin; The “Bec Auer”; Selected Details afer Ingres (I); The Bride Stripped Bare...; Selected Details afer Ingres (II); The King and the Queen; and Selected Details afer Courbet
257. Various Artists To and From Rrose Sélavy, 1968 The complete set of fve works including three screenprints in colors, a lenticular panel and one screenprint on colored acetate set into embossed and die-cut paper, the full sheets and with full margins, with the accompanying book Selected Words of Marcel Duchamp (Japanese version), all contained in the original black linen-covered portfolio and cardboard box. All signed and four dated in black ink, silver ink, ball-point pen or pencil, Rrose Sélavy in WilsonLincoln System signed by Duchamp, one inscribed ‘Marcel dechiravit pour Shuzo Takiguchi 1967’ in black ball-point pen, three numbered 9/60, IX/X and 9/65 respectively, published by Shuzo Takiguchi, Tokyo. 13 3/4 x 10 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (34.9 x 27.6 x 4.1 cm) Estimate $6,000-8,000
Including: Jasper Johns, Summer Critic (ULAE 40); Shusaku Arakawa, Still Life; Jean Tinguely, Untitled drawing; and Shuzo Takiguchi, Rrose Sélavy in WilsonLincoln System and Marcel Self-Portrait in Profle.
Phillips presents Editions & Works on Paper on 23 April in New York.