5 May 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
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)
Height: 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.)
Conceived in 1927; this plastic version assembled in 1970
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Acquired from the artist by the present owner, 1973.
J.-H. Martin, Man Ray, Objets de mon affection, Paris, 1983, p. 143, no. 36 (another example illustrated, p. 51).
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