Marcel Duchamp (French, 1887–1968)
Puns, Esquivons, 1968; Two screenprinted disks; Disk Inscribed with Puns 1926/1968 used as cover for S. M. S. (New York), No. 2 (April 1968) Contrepetrie Record; Signed and dated on card used prior to die cut for placement on record; 9" x 8" (sheet); Die cut disk (no record); Initialed and dated; 6 3/8" diameter; Publisher: William Copley and Dmitri Petrov’s Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc..; Provenance: Private Collection; Note: Duchamp did not sign the deluxe edition of 100
Sale Price: $4,063
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Each in very good condition. Well-inked, even prints. Some surface soiling to extreme top edge of white sheet, faint smudge mark in upper right quadrant.