• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 430

    Man Ray (1890-1976)

    Boule sans neige

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Man Ray (1890-1976)
    Boule sans neige
    signed and numbered 'Man Ray EA' (on the right side); indistinctly titled and numbered 'E.A.' (on the underside of the ball); signed and numbered again 'Man Ray EA' (on the front of the base)
    plastic assemblage
    Height: 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.)
    Conceived in 1927; this plastic version assembled in 1970


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the present owner, 1973.


    Literature

    J.-H. Martin, Man Ray, Objets de mon affection, Paris, 1983, p. 143, no. 36 (another example illustrated, p. 51).