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    Sale 2047

    Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper

    7 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 607

    Man Ray (1890-1976)

    Still Life with Pitchers

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Man Ray (1890-1976)
    Still Life with Pitchers
    signed and dated 'Man Ray -13' (lower right)
    gouache on paper
    9¾ x 13 5/8 in. (24.8 x 34.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1913


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    Andrew Strauss and Timothy Baum will include this painting in their forthcoming Catalogue of the Paintings of Man Ray.

    Provenance

    Elsie Ray Siegler, New Jersey City (gift from the artist).
    Elaine Taswell, Rochester, Minnesota (by descent from the above); Estate sale, Sotheby's, New York, 4 May 2005, lot 309.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Andrew Strauss and Timothy Baum will include this painting in their forthcoming Catalogue of the Paintings of Man Ray.


    Exhibited

    New York, Zabriskie Gallery, Man Ray: The New York Years, 1913 to 1921, 1988-1989, no. 7.
    Milwaukee, The Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Man Ray in America, 1989, no. 6 (illustrated, p. 27).
    New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum; Athens, Georgia Museum of Art and Chicago, Terra Museum of American Art, Conversion to Modernism: The Early Work of Man Ray, 2003-2004, no. 61 (illustrated, p. 49).