1890 - 1976
"DÉCOLLAGE" (PARASOL), ANTIBES, 1938
signé, titré et daté '"décollage" Man Ray, Antibes, 1938' au crayon au verso
signed, titled and dated '"décollage" Man Ray, Antibes, 1938' in pencil on the reverse
7 ⅞ x 9 ¾ in.; 20 x 24,9 cm
This silver print is in excellent condition. Light silvering along edges, visible obly under raking light. A minor loss in the upper right corner. A stain of undetermined nature circa 1 cm in the lower right quadrant, not affecting the image. The title 'Parasol' written in the negative appears in the lower right corner in raking light.
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Private collection, New York
Madrid, Galería Guillermo de Osma, "Zona [in]material De Dadá a la Neovanguardia", November 2012 - February 2013, cat. no. 8, p. 32