His focus turned over time to a completely different genre but his enthusiasm for the nude did not escape. Marcel's nudes can be distinguished in two styles.
They informed their younger brother that the hanging committee of the Salon des Indépendants exhibition in Paris, which included themselves, Albert Gleizes, Jean Metzinger, and others, had rejected his Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2. These Cubist painters had refused to.
Marcel Duchamp Nude Descending a Staircase No. 1.