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    Sale 11966

    Prints & Multiples

    21 September 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 91

    Man Ray (1890-1976)

    Person to Person – Préavis

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    Man Ray (1890-1976)
    Person to Person – Préavis
    shoe-trees, wood and metal chain assemblage, 1962/ 1973, initialled and numbered 1/9 in black ink (there were also some artist’s proofs), published by Luciano Anselmino, Milan, 1973, generally in good condition
    455 x 530 x 120 mm. (overall)


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    Man Ray first created this sculptural object in 1962, before Luciano Anselmino commissioned the tiny edition of nine multiples in 1973. The original of 1962 is is a private Belgian collection (Collection S.P., Antwerp).

    Special Notice

    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Enrico Pedrini Collection, Genoa; then by descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    Man Ray, Jean-Hubert Martin, Rosalind Krauss, Man Ray - Objets de mon affection, Paris, 1983, p. 113 and 147 (ill.), no. 140 (the original of 1962 illustrated; the catalogue raisonné by Rosalind Krauss included in this volume does not record the 1973 edition).