Man Ray

The Tempest

Signed Man Ray and dated 48 (lower right)

Oil on canvas

18 by 24 in.; 45.7 by 61 cm

Painted in 1948.

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Man Ray
The Tempest

Signed Man Ray and dated 48 (lower right)

Oil on canvas

18 by 24 in.; 45.7 by 61 cm

Painted in 1948.

Galerie Rive Droite (Jean Larcade), Paris

Private Collection (and sold: Georges Blanche, Versailles, 1964, lot XX)

Jacques Tronches (acquired at the above sale)

Arne H. Ekstrom, New York (acquired from the above)

Galerie Montaigne, Paris (acquired by 1989)

Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1989)

Private Collection, New York

Vito Schnabel Gallery, New York


Beverly Hills, The Copley Galleries, Man Ray: To Be Continued Unnoticed, 1948-49, no. 9

Paris, Galerie Furstenberg, Exposition de peintures de Man Ray, 1954, no. 8

Paris, Galerie Rive Droite, Man Ray, 1959, no. 14

Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen; Paris, Musée d'art moderne & Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Art, Man Ray, 1971-72, no. 38, p. 122 (no. 35 at Louisiana Museum of Art)

New York, New York Cultural Center, Man Ray: Inventor/Painter/Poet, 1974-75, no. 56

London, The Institute of Contemporary Arts, Man Ray, 1975, no. 48

Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Man Ray, l’occhio e il suo doppio, dipinti, collages, disegni, invenzioni fotografiche, ogetti d’affezione, libri, cinema, 1975, no. 166, illustrated

Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art; Hiroshima, Hiroshima Museum; Yokohama, Yokohama Museum of Art; Yamanashi, Prefecture Museum; Asahikawa, Hokkaido Museum & Osaka, Osaka City Museum, Surrealism, 1983, no. 104, illustrated

Paris, Galerie Montaigne, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Francis Picabia, 1989, n.n., illustrated in color

Tokyo, Sezon Museum of Art, Man Ray (1890-1976), 1990, vol. II, no. T-12, illustrated in color p. 11

New York, Vito Schnabel Gallery, Man Ray & Picabia, 2021, pp. 20, 44-45, illustrated in color


Patrick Waldberg, “Bonjour Monsieur Man Ray" in Quadrum, Brussels, 1959, no. 7, p. 100

Janus, Man Ray, Milan, 1973, fig. 83, illustrated in color

Sarane Alexandrian, Man Ray, Paris & Berlin, 1973, illustrated in color p. 44

Arturo Schwarz, Man Ray: The Rigour of Imagination, London, 1977, no. 194, p. 79, illustrated in color p. 112

Neil Baldwin, May Ray: American Artist, New York, 1988, pp. 263 & 347

Janus, Man Ray: Oeuvres 1909-1972, Milan & Paris, 1990, fig. 54, illustrated in color

Richard Studing, Shakespeare in American Painting: A Catalogue from the Late Eighteenth Century to the Present, London & Toronto, 1993, no. 629, illustrated p. 112

Wendy A. Grossman & Edouard Sebline, Man Ray: Human Equations, Journey from Mathematics to Shakespeare (exhibition catalogue), Ostfildern, 2015, no. SE-17, p. 225, illustrated in color p. 63