MAN RAY (1890-1976)
MAN RAY (1890-1976)
MAN RAY (1890-1976)
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THE SURREALIST WORLD OF ROSALIND GERSTEN JACOBS AND MELVIN JACOBS
MAN RAY (1890-1976)

The Oculist

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MAN RAY (1890-1976)
The Oculist
signed, numbered, titled and dated 'Man Ray 2⁄12 The Oculist 1944-1971' (on the top of the rim); stamped with the maker's mark and inscribed 'GEM KT 18' (on the reverse)
gold and malachite brooch
length: 4 1⁄4 in. (11 cm.)
Conceived in 1944 and executed in 1971 in a numbered edition of twelve plus one artist's proof by GEM Montebello with the original case
Provenance
GEM Montebello, Milan.
Joan S. Sonnabend, Key Biscayne (acquired from the above).
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1994.
Literature
A. Schwarz, Man Ray: The Rigour of Imagination, London, 1977, no. 240 (another example illustrated, p. 143).
J.-H. Martin, intro., Man Ray: Objets de mon affection, Paris, 1983, p. 163, no. 87 (another example illustrated, p. 83).
Exhibited
Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sweet Dreams and Nightmares: Dada and Surrealism from the Rosalind and Melvin Jacobs Collection, March-May 2000.

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