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Unidentified. Duchamp family. Blainville, France, circa 1899

 File — Box: 32, Folder: 20

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series:

This subseries contains snapshots and portraits of Marcel Duchamp with his family, friends, and associates. It includes a photograph of Duchamp with his two brothers in Puteaux; an often reproduced image of Duchamp with Henri Pierre Roché and Beatrice Wood at Coney Island in 1917; several snapshots from an outing Duchamp took with the Crottis and Arensbergs to visit Katherine Dreier in West Redding, Connecticut around 1918; various views of Duchamp with members of the Surrealist movement in New York in the 1940's, including Maria Martins, André Breton, Arshile Gorky, and Frederick Kiesler; and several images of Duchamp with his wife Alexina.


  • circa 1899

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