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Man Ray

PHOTOGRAPHIE 1920-1934 PARIS. HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT: JAMES THRALL SOBY, 1934

Property from the Collection of Carlos Alberto Cruz

Man Ray

Man Ray

PHOTOGRAPHIE 1920-1934 PARIS. HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT: JAMES THRALL SOBY, 1934

PHOTOGRAPHIE 1920-1934 PARIS. HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT: JAMES THRALL SOBY, 1934

Property from the Collection of Carlos Alberto Cruz

MAN RAY

PHOTOGRAPHIE 1920-1934 PARIS. HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT: JAMES THRALL SOBY, 1934 


4to (12 ¼ x 9 ¼ in.; 311 x 235 mm). Numerous fine monochrome reproductions of photographs by Man Ray, portrait of Man Ray by Picasso; minimal wear and soiling. Spiral bound with color photo on upper cover.


"Insolent, serious and conscious of their looks they turn around to face the world." — Rrose Sélavy


So-called "second edition" of the classic monograph on Man Ray, with presentation inscription to Jorge Opazo, "mon frère en photographie. Man Ray — 55."


In addition to the photographs, the volume includes texts by Man Ray, Paul Éluard, André Breton, Tristan Tzara, and Marcel Duchamp, who signs his piece, "Man Before the Mirror," as Rrose Sélavy.

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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