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Jacques Villon (Gaston Duchamp), French, 1875 - 1963, and Marcel Duchamp, American (born France), 1887 - 1968.

Geography:
Made in Rouen, France, Europe

Date:
1909

Medium:
Drypoint with hand coloring

Dimensions:
Plate diameter: 3 1/2 inches (8.9 cm) Sheet: 9 3/4 x 6 5/8 inches (24.8 x 16.8 cm)

Copyright:
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1998-4-3

Credit Line:
Gift of Jacqueline, Paul and Peter Matisse in memory of their mother, Alexina Duchamp, 1998

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Label:
Villon collaborated on this plate with his brother Marcel Duchamp, and both of them signed it. When asked about this composition many years later, Duchamp said "maybe I did the cake."