Table d‘échecs (The Chessboard)

Jacques Villon (born Gaston Emile Duchamp), French, 1875 - 1963

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1920

Etching on wove paper

Edition of 125

Plate: 7 15/16 × 6 5/16 in. (20.1 × 16 cm)

Sheet: 15 1/4 × 12 in. (38.7 × 30.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2012.65

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

20th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Blindstamp of Die Schaffenden

Course History

WRIT 5, The Waste Land, Before and After, Melissa Zeiger, Fall 2013

THEA 90, Contemporary Practices in U.S. Theater, Laurie Cherba Kohn, Fall 2013

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R. Taylor, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Cubism and Its Legacy, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 17-December 20, 2013.

Duchamp Brothers and Sister: Works of Art, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, September 28 to November 23, 2012.

Published References

Innis Howe Shoemaker, ed., Jacques Villon and His Cubist Prints, exh. cat., (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2001), pp. 46-47, plate 20; Daniel Robbins, ed., Jacques Villon, exh. cat., (Cambridge, Mass.: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1976), pp. 89-90, figs. 68-69.

Provenance

The artist (1875-1963); to his widow, Gabrielle "Gaby" Villon; by descent to the artist's heirs; with Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2012.

Catalogue Raisonne

Ginestet and Pouillon (1979): E.292

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