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American Academy of Arts and Letters, [Duchamp Memorial Exhibition], 1970, 1969-1972, undated


Scope and Contents

Material concerning the theft and recovery of Marcel Duchamp's "Portrait of the Artist's Father" and "Chocolate Grinder, No. 2" during their loan from the Philadelphia Museum of Art to the American Academy of Arts and Letters for a Duchamp memorial exhibition.


  • 1969-1972, undated

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Insurance information, condition reports, and loan records, along with associated correspondence, are restricted; excerpts may be made available at the discretion of the Archivist.


From the Collection: 18 linear feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

From the Collection: English


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