Lot 138
  • 138

Man Ray

6,000 - 8,000 EUR
20,000 EUR
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  • Man Ray
  • Le Pied dans le Pied (Dadamade)
  • collage: signed Man Ray (on the leather sole), inscribed Dadamade (centre) and printed with the title LE PIED DANS LE PIED (lower right)
    book: signed by Georges Hugnet and numbered 2 on the justification page
  • collage: leather insoles mounted on paper


Sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, June 9, 2001, lot 240
Acquired at the above sale by Dr. Arthur Brandt


Boone, Turchin Center for the Arts, The Omnipotent Dream: Man Ray, Confluences and Influences, 2003, illustrated in the catalogue p. 16, listed p. 36
Hartford, The Wadsworth Atheneum, Dalí, Picasso and the Surrealist Vision, 2005
Ithaca, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, A Private Eye: Dada, Surrealism and More from the Brandt Collection, 2006, illustrated in the catalogue p. 90


Jean-Hubert Martin, Rosalind Krauss, Brigitte Hermann, Man Ray: Objets de mon Affection, Sculptures, Objets, Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1983, no. 126, p. 154, listed

Catalogue Note

This object collage was made to accompany the deluxe edition of 30 copies of the book by Georges Hugnet, L'Aventure Dada, Paris, Galerie de l'Institut, 1957, which is also included in this lot.