Auction 423 / Lot n° 463

BRETON, André (1896-1966) - Young cherry trees secured against hares. New York: View Editions, 1946. Copy inscribed twice by Marcel Duchamp on binding and on original printed wrappers. N. 482 of 1,000 copies signed by the author. 8vo (234 x 155mm). Text in English and French with two reproductions of drawings by Arshile Gorky (light spotting). Original white boards in dust jacket designed by Duchamp through which the portrait of Breton becomes the head of the Statue of Liberty (light spotting on boards, few tiny chips). With green editorial slip. Provenance: Marcel Duchamp (two autographs).

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 1,000 - 1,500€

Lotto sospeso dalla vendita per avvio del procedimento di dichiarazione d'interesse culturale da parte del ministero.