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    Sale 1897

    Prints And Multiples

    30 - 31 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 279

    MAN RAY (1890-1976)

    L'étoile de verre

    Price Realised  

    MAN RAY (1890-1976)
    L'étoile de verre
    collage multiple, 1962, cut-glass bead with black ink on brown sandpaper mounted to canvas board in the artist's painted frame, signed in pencil, numbered 4/10, with full margins, surface soiling, the paint on the canvas board crackling in paces, pale mat and time staining, a pencil line across the upper sheet edge (with associated paint loss in places), otherwise in good condition
    I. 7 x 11 1/8 in. (178 x 283 mm.)
    overall: 9½ x 13 in. (240 x 330 mm.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

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    Literature

    A. Schwarz, Man Ray: The Rigor of Imagination, New York, 1977, p. 226, no. 371 (another example illustrated, p. 224).
    J.-M. Huber, B. Hermann and R. Krauss, Man Ray: Objets de mon affection, Paris, p. 156, no. 159.
    R. Penrose, Man Ray, London, 1989, p. 187, no. 123 (another example illustrated).