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    Sale 7434

    Photographs

    13 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 92

    MAN RAY (1890-1976)

    Pablo Picasso, 1933

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    MAN RAY (1890-1976)
    Pablo Picasso, 1933
    gelatin silver print
    signed and dated in ink on recto
    13¾ x 11in. (35 x 27.9cm.)


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    Provenance

    Artcurial, Paris, Surréalisme et Art Moderne, 12 July 2002, lot 136;
    acquired by present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Literature

    Cahiers d'art, November 1935; Man Ray Photographien Paris 1920-1934, Schirmer/Mosel, 1980, no.77, for another image from same shoot; The Art of Man Ray, Abbeville, 1988, p.208, fig.181, there dated '1934'; Hambourg & Phillips, The New Vision: Photography Between the World Wars, Ford Motor Company Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989, pl.43.


    Exhibited

    Finland, Retretti Art Centre, Surrealism in Visual Arts and Film, 16 May - 13 September 1987 (see lot 53 for another work from this exhibition).