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Portrait of Marcel Duchamp

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Description: Duchamp in Context: Science and Technology in the Large Glass and Related Works
~Duchamp, Apollinaire, and Picabia left Paris for Jura about October 20, ten days after the opening of the Salon de “La Section d’Or,” the major independent exhibition of the Puteaux Cubists and a culmination of the group’s activities. On September 2, 1912, Gil Bias had announced that Marcel Duchamp would submit a painting entitled Section d’Or. The works shown, however, were Portrait of Chess Players (fig. 15), Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2) (fig. 12), The King and Queen Surrounded by Swift Nudes (pl. 2), Duchamp’s watercolor and gouache study for the Swift Nudes painting (fig. 24), as well as two works listed simply as Peinture and...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.58-70