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Property from a Private American Collection

Man Ray

Figures in a Landscape

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June 29, 07:06 PM GMT


650,000 - 850,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from a Private American Collection

Man Ray

1890 - 1976

Figures in a Landscape

signed MAN RAY. and dated 1914 (upper right)

oil on canvas

91.8 by 97cm., 36⅛ by 38¼in.

Painted in 1914.

Andrew Strauss and Timothy Baum of the Man Ray Expertise Committee have confirmed the authenticity of this work and that it will be included in the Catalogue of Paintings of Man Ray, currently in preparation.




1890 - 1976年


款識:藝術家簽名 MAN RAY. 並紀年1914(右下)


91.8 x 97 公分;36 ⅛ x 38 ¼ 英寸



The Daniel Gallery, New York

Arthur Jerome Eddy, Chicago (acquired in November 1915)

Lucy Orrell Eddy, Chicago (wife of the above; inherited from the above in 1920)

Jerome O. Eddy, Chicago & Skull Valley, Arizona (by descent from the above in 1931. Sold: Williams, Barker & Severn Co., Chicago, The Late Arthur J. Eddy, Extraordinary Collection of One Hundred and Ten Modernistic Paintings and Antique Oriental Rugs, 20th January 1938, lot 154)

Leo Buntman, Chicago (purchased at the above sale)

Joseph Randall Shapiro, Chicago (sold: Sotheby's, New York, 12th November 1987, lot 370B)

Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Conversion to Modernism, The Early Work of Man Ray (exhibition catalogue), Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia & Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 2003-04, fig. 108, illustrated in colour p. 89

Vivian Endicott Barnett, The Chicago Lawyer Arthur Jerome Eddy and His Eclectic Art Collection, Philadelphia, 2022, mentioned p. 153

(probably) New York, The Daniel Gallery, Exhibition of Drawings and Painting by Man Ray, 1915, no. 16
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro Collection, 1985, no. 97, illustrated in the catalogue