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    Sale 7703

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 156

    Man Ray (1890-1976)

    Étude pour Tableau de chevalet

    Price Realised  

    Man Ray (1890-1976)
    Étude pour Tableau de chevalet
    signed and dated 'Man Ray 1938' (lower right); inscribed 'EASEL PICTURE' (upper left) and 'TABLEAU DE CHEVALET' (upper right)
    pen and India ink on paper
    13¾ x 10 1/8 in. (34.8 x 25.8 cm.)
    Executed in 1938


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    Provenance

    The Vincent Price Collection (no. PDR 45215).
    ACA American Masters Gallery, Los Angeles (no. 50).
    Galerie Klewan, Munich.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1978.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    A. Schwarz, Man Ray, The Rigour of Imagination, London, 1977, no. 113, p. 362 (illustrated p. 94).