DUCHAMP, Marcel. The Temptation of Saint Anthony. An Exhibition of Eleven Paintings by Noted American and European Artists Submitted in Competition for the Selection of the One to be Featured in the Loew-Lewin Motion Picture The Private Affairs of Bel Ami Paintings. 32 pp. Illustrated throughout with photographs. 4to., bound in illustrated wrappers in a new red cloth folding box. Washington DC: American Federation of Arts, 1947.
A scarce catalogue designed by Duchamp for the competition to select a painting to be featured in the movie The Private affairs of Bel Ami based on the novel by de Maupassant. Duchamp also served as a judge for the competition. The eleven artists in the competition were Albright, Berman, Carrington, Dali, Delvaux, Ernst (the winner), Guglielmi, Pippin, Rattner, Spencer and Tanning. A fine copy.
Schwarz The Complete Work of Marcel Duchamp No.519.
Item nr. 157899