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Marcel Duchamp. Laundry Barge. 1910

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Laundry Barge

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

Oil on cardboard mounted on composition board
25 3/8 x 28 7/8" (65.5 x 74.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Mary Sisler Bequest
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

The artist
Gustave Candel, Paris. Acquired from Duchamp, [likely before WWI] – at least 1959 [likely until c. 1964]
Cordier & Ekstrom, New York. [Likely acquired from Candel]
William and Mary Sisler, New York, N.Y. and Palm Beach, Florida. [Likely acquired from Candel through Cordier & Ekstrom], by 1965 – 1990
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Mary Sisler Bequest, 1990

[Bateau Lavoir]

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