Lot 11
  • 11

Man Ray

4,000 - 6,000 EUR
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  • Man Ray
  • Vénus en plâtre et fruits, 1936
  • Silver print.
  • photograph
  • 15.2 by 11.4 cm, 6 by 4 ½ in.

Catalogue Note

The present work is a typical Surrealist composition, a photograph of a fortuitous encounter between a basket of fruit and a plaster cast of the torso of the Venus de’ Medici. The plaster torso featured in numerous innovative photographs of the early to mid 1930s.