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Man Ray
JEU D'ÉCHECS
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
310
Man Ray
JEU D'ÉCHECS
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Man Ray
1890 - 1976
JEU D'ÉCHECS
inscribed MR and numbered 21/25 on the red King
32 chessmen in anodised aluminium accompanied by its chess board in Perspex with aluminium frame
height of King: 5.5cm., 2 1/8in.
chess board: 34.2 by 34.2cm., 13 1/2 by 13 1/2in.
Executed in 1972 in an edition of 25 plus 3 artist's proofs.
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Provenance

Sale: Christie's, South Kensington, 24th June 1996, lot 235
Galerie Ronny Van de Velde, Antwerp (purchased at the above sale)
Private Collection, Antwerp

Exhibited

Knokke, Galerie Van de Velde, Dada in Knokke, 2016, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Literature

Man Ray, Opere 1914-1973 (exhibition catalogue), Galleria II Collezionista d'Arte, Rome, 1973
Roland Penrose, Man Ray, London, 1975, no. 117, illustrated p. 176
Man Ray, L'Occhio e il suo doppio (exhibition catalogue), Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, 1975
Jean-Hibert Martin, Rosalind Krauss & Brigitte Hermann, Man Ray: Objets de mon affection, Sculptures et Objets, Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1983, p. 161
Man Ray: Unconcerned But Not Indifferent (exhibition catalogue), National Art Centre, Tokyo & National Museum of Art, Osaka, 2010

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