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Marcel Duchamp. 3 Standard Stoppages. Paris 1913-14

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3 Standard Stoppages

Marcel Duchamp (American, born France. 1887–1968)

Paris 1913-14. Wood box 11 1/8 x 50 7/8 x 9" (28.2 x 129.2 x 22.7 cm), with three threads 39 3/8" (100 cm), glued to three painted canvas strips 5 1/4 x 47 1/4" (13.3 x 120 cm), each mounted on a glass panel 7 1/4 x 49 3/8 x 1/4" (18.4 x 125.4 x 0.6 cm), three wood slats 2 1/2 x 43 x 1/8" (6.2 x 109.2 x 0.2 cm), shaped along one edge to match the curves of the threads, . Katherine S. Dreier Bequest

Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

149.1953.a-i

The artist, 1914 – 1918
Katherine S. Dreier (1877-1952), West Redding, Connecticut. Purchased from Duchamp, 1918 – 1953
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Katherine S. Dreier Bequest, 1953

Trois Stoppages-Etalon / Three Standard Stoppages
[3 Stoppages Étalon]

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