Man Ray

Portrait of Dorothy

Signed with the initials MR and dated 1911 (lower right)

Watercolor and pencil on paper

14 by 11 in.; 35.6 by 27.9 cm

Executed in 1912.

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Man Ray
Portrait of Dorothy

Signed with the initials MR and dated 1911 (lower right)

Watercolor and pencil on paper

14 by 11 in.; 35.6 by 27.9 cm

Executed in 1912.
Provenance

The artist (until his death in 1976)

Juliet Man Ray (by descent until her death in 1991)

Man Ray Trust, Hicksville, New York (and sold: Sotheby’s, Paris, November 15, 2014, lot 136)

Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York (acquired at the above sale)

Private Collection, New York

Vito Schnabel Gallery, New York

Exhibition

Frankfurt, Kunstverein Frankfurt & Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Man Ray - Inventionen und Interpretationen : Kunstverein Frankfurt, 1979-80, no. 68

Madrid, La Fábrica; Paris, Pinacothèque de Paris; Berlin, Gropius Bau & Tokyo, National Art Centre, Man Ray, Unconcerned But Not Indifferent, 2007-10, no. 5, p. 37

New York, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, MAN RAY: Continued and Noticed, 2016, p. 40, illustrated in color pl. 6

Literature

Man Ray, Man Ray, Self Portrait, New York, 1988, illustrated in color pl. 1

Francis F. Naumann, Conversion to Modernism: The Early Work of Man Ray (exhibition catalogue), New Brunswick, 2003, fig, 40, illustrated in color p. 32