Lot 12
  • 12

Man Ray

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 EUR
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Description

  • Man Ray
  • Etoile de Mer, années 1940
  • Silver print. Stamped 'Photograph by Man Ray' and with the inventory number annotated in pencil on the reverse.
  • 24.3 by 19.2 cm, 9 ½ by 7 ½ in.
Etoile de mer
Silver gelatin print
9 1/2h x 8 3/8w

Estimate: €25,000 - 35,000

Exhibited

West Palm Beach, 1994, p. 45

Literature

Paris, 1997, p. 61 (autre cadrage)
Man Ray, 2009, p. 118 (ce tirage)

Catalogue Note

Man Ray frequently found inspiration in found objects, which he would typically arrange to create intriguing photographic compositions. A self-portrait shows the smaller starfish from this photograph pinned to the turban Man Ray wears, in the manner of an exotic jewel.
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