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January 22, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Man Ray (American, 1890-1976) Le Mirage

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2877BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 22, 2016 12:00PM


Man Ray (American, 1890-1976)

Le Mirage, 1944. Stamped "MAN RAY PARIS" in black ink on the reverse of the mount u.c. Gelatin silver print, image/sheet size 7 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. (20.0 x 12.3 cm),matted, framed.
Condition: Mounted, slight rippling at right edge.

N.B. In 1944, Man Ray assembled photographs of a group of three-dimensional sculptures he made from found objects and prepared accompanying texts for a publication he called Objects of My Affection. He produced several maquettes for the book, including this one, although it was never published. The lot is accompanied by a 1987 certificate of authenticity signed by Lucien Treillard.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Mount measures 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 28.0 cm). The right side of the print is lifting slightly from the mount. No additional issues to report.

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Ray, Lucien Treillard