16 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Man Ray (1890-1976)
The Rope Dancer accompanies herself with her Shadow (Anselmino 26)
lithograph in colours, 1970, on Arches paper, signed in pencil, annotated HC, a Hors Commerce proof aside from the edition of 99 (Marconi calls for an edition of 20 on japon), published by Editore Michel Toselli, Paris, with margins, a small repaired tear and minor abrasions at the upper sheet edge, a minor scuff in the upper left image, otherwise in good condition
L. 500 x 705 mm., S. 558 x 756 mm.
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Please note a revised estimate of 1,000-1,500 GBP
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