28 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 24,500
Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000
Man Ray (1890-1976)
Mr and Mrs Woodman
each stamped with artist's signature 'Man/Ray' (on the reverse)
27 artist's original gelatin silver prints mounted in a bound volume
12 x 10½ x 3in. (30.5 x 26.7 x 7.8cm.), the bound volume
Conceived in Hollywood in 1947. This is number 8 from the edition of 50 produced by Edition Unida in 1970. Each contains a loose etching - in this case 'Lock' numbered '8/50' - and numbers 1-9 include wooden mannequins in a separate box. The present set is complete.
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