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Marcel DUCHAMP

France 1887 – 1968

  • worked United States of America 1915-1968

MAN RAY

United States of America 1890 – France 1976

Arturo SCHWARTZ

Italy

Il reale assoluto [The absolute reality]. 1964 Description: An unbound book containing 12 lithographs by Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp with a text by Arturo Schwartz
Creation Notes: Printed by Giorgio Upiglio
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, planographic, relief lithograph, letterpress Support: Japan paper
Impression: 16/100
Edition: edition of 125 numbered 1-100; plus 25 AP numbered I-XXV
Place Published: Milan: Galleria Schwartz, 1964

Primary Insc: signed and numbered in pencil: XVI Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Arturo Schwartz
Dimensions: page 32.4 h x 23.2 w cm sheet 32.4 h x 46.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Milan: Graphica Uno, 1964
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1990
Accession No: NGA 90.1820
Subject: Art style: Dada
Provenance:
  • Grafica Uno, Milan;
  • from whom bought by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, December 1990