Marcel Duchamp

The Bride Stripped Bare by her Bachelors Even (The Green Box)

1934

View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Original title
La Mariée mise à nu par ses célibataires même (Boîte verte)
Medium
Cardboard box, colour plate and 94 lithographs, collotypes and ink on paper
Dimensions
Object: 333 x 279 x 25 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 2001
Reference
T07744

Display caption

Duchamp published this collection of 94 documents to explain some of his thinking and to show some of the preliminary works relating to The Large Glass. The notes were left loose so that their relationships for the reader would be determined by chance.

Gallery label, June 2010

Tate Paper

An Unpublished Drawing by Duchamp: Hell in Philadelphia

This paper discusses a hitherto unpublished drawing by Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968) that relates to his masterwork The Bride Stripped ...