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A Collection of Dada Art / Sotheby's ; Arp H ; Baader J ; Baargeld J ; Albert-Birot P ; Blumenfeld E ; Bortynik S ; Brown B ; Citroen P ; Crotti J ; cummings ee ; VanDoesburg T ; Duchamp M ; Ernst M ; Fraenkel T ; Grosz G ; Hausmann R ; Heartfeld J ; Hoch H ; Itten J ; Janco M ; Kassak L ; Picabia F ; Prampolini E ; Ray M ; Ribemont-Dessaignes G ; Rozanova O ; Schwitters K ; Steiglitz A ; Tzara T ; Wood B ; DeZayas M ; Richter H ; Schwarz A ; Mehring W ; Berman M ; Duchamp S., 1987

Identifier: CC-30264-31672

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Scope and Contents

Auction catalogue. Arturo Schwarz contributed an introductory essay about the works being auctioned from a Swiss collector that were formerly in his collection. The Sackners purchased Bob Brown's drawing, "My Head in the Clouds-Calligram," at this auction. The complete set of the thirteen Duchamp Ready-mades that were produced by Arturo Schwarz in 1964 were offered at this auction. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1987



0 See container summary (1 soft cover book (156 pages) + page (fold-out)) ; 27 x 20.8 x 0.9 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

shelf 1904 master bedroom

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1985.


Published: London, England : Sotheby's. Nationality of creator: British. General: Added by: RED; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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