Man Ray

Leda and the Swan

Signed with the initials MR and dated 40 (lower right)

Watercolor on paper

10 by 14 in.; 25.5 by 35.3 cm

Executed in 1940.

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Man Ray
Leda and the Swan

Signed with the initials MR and dated 40 (lower right)

Watercolor on paper

10 by 14 in.; 25.5 by 35.3 cm

Executed in 1940.
Provenance

The artist

Naomi and David Savage

Lourie Campbell Bates (by descent)

Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York

Elise and Charles Brown, Naples, Florida

Private Collection, New York

Vito Schnabel Gallery, New York

Exhibition

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Man Ray, 1966, no. 228

New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Man Ray: An American Surrealist Vision, 1997, no. 36

New York, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, Man Ray in America, Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture and Photographs from the New York, Ridgefield (1912-21) and Hollywood (1940-50) Years, 2001-02, pl. 34, illustrated in color p. 46

New York, Di Donna Galleries, Enigma and Desire: Man Ray Paintings, 2019, pp. 98 & 203, illustrated in color p. 99

Literature

Teruo Ishihara, ed., Man Ray Equations: Catalogue Raisonné, Kyoto, 1999, no. 215, illustrated p. 67