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Unidentified. Marcel Duchamp as boy standing beside wooden swing, circa 1900

 File — Box: 29, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series:

Portraits and snapshots of Marcel Duchamp alone by identified and unidentified photographers. Together the images document nearly every decade of Duchamp's life, with the exception of the period from 1900-1910. There is a carte-de-visite of Duchamp at one year of age taken in Rouen, as well as images of him around the ages of three and thirteen. Also includes two views of Duchamp in Europe taken by Katherine Dreier, and a double-sided image with Duchamp as Rrose Selavy on the recto and Duchamp looking through "The Brawl at Austerlitz" on the verso created by Man Ray in 1966.


  • circa 1900

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Predominantly in English with some material in French.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. David Sylvester's typescript for the article "Bicycle Parts" can only be consulted with permission of the author's estate.


From the Collection: 18 linear feet


Repository Details

Part of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library and Archives Repository

Philadelphia Museum of Art
PO Box 7646
Philadelphia PA 19101-7646 United States