Portrait of Marcel Duchamp Artist: Antoine Pevsner (French, 1886–1962)


Modern and Contemporary Art

Not on view

Cellulose nitrate on copper with iron


25 3/4 × 37 in. (65.4 × 94 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Collection Société Anonyme

Accession Number



20th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • Barbara Zabel, Calder's Portraits: A New Language, exh. cat. (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2011), 10, fig. 8
  • Lisa R. Brody et al., "Unstable Works of Art," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2010), 131–33, fig. 2–4
  • Bertrand Lavedrine, Rachel Rivenc, and Michael Schilling, "POPART: An International Research Project on the Conservation of Plastics," Conservation Perspectives: The GCI Newsletter 24, no. 2 (Fall 2009), 10, ill
  • Ruth L. Bohan et al., The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America, ed. Jennifer Gross, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 63, fig. 20
  • Robert L. Herbert, Eleanor S. Apter, and Elise K. Kenney, The Société Anonyme and the Dreier Bequest at Yale University: A Catalogue Raisonné (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1984), 517, no. 544, ill
  • Ruth L. Bohan, The Société Anonyme's Brooklyn Exhibition: Katherine Dreier and Modernism in America (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Research Press, 1982), 153, fig. 7
  • Collection of the Société Anonyme: Museum of Modern Art 1920 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1950), 150-51, ill
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Additional information

Object/Work type



Inscribed on celluloid l.r. "AP"; inscribed on copper backing l.l. "Pevsner"; formerly inscribed on celluloid l.l. "Pevsner"

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