MAN RAY (1890-1976)
MAN RAY (1890-1976)
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PROPERTY FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF ANDY WARHOL
MAN RAY (1890-1976)

Ciseaux-lunettes

Details
MAN RAY (1890-1976)
Ciseaux-lunettes
signed and dated 'Man Ray 1938' (lower right)
oil and sgraffito on panel
8 7⁄8 x 6 1⁄8 in. (22.2 x 16 cm.)
Painted in 1938
Provenance
Félix Labisse, Paris, and thence by descent.
Luhring Augustine & Hodes Gallery, New York, by whom acquired from the above.
Andy Warhol, New York, and thence by descent; his sale, Sotheby's, New York, 29 - 30 April 1988, lot 2862.
Galerie 1900-2000, Paris.
Cleto Polcina Arte Moderna, Rome.
Private collection, Switzerland, and thence by descent to the present owners.
Literature
Janus, Man Ray, Tutti gli scritti, Milan, 1981, p. 241 (illustrated).
Exhibited
London, Mayor Gallery, MAN RAY, July - August 1974, no. 20.
Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art, Surrealism, February - March 1983, no. 101; this exhibition later travelled to Hiroshima, Prefectural Art Museum, March - April 1983; Yokohama, Museum of Art, April - May 1983; Yamanashi, Prefectural Museum of Art, May - June 1983; Asahikawa, Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art, July - August 1983 and Osaka, City Museum of Fine Arts, August - September 1983.
Paris, Galerie 1900-2000, Man Ray, Peintures et dessins provenant de l'atelier, September - October 1988, no. 2, p. 15 (illustrated).
Further details
Andrew Strauss and Timothy Baum of the Man Ray Expertise Committee have confirmed the authenticity of this work and that it will be included in the catalogue raisonné of the Paintings of Man Ray, currently in preparation.

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