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Man Ray (1890-1976)
Man Ray
L'etoile de verre
signed, titled and inscribed 'Man Ray E x A/E.C. - L'Etoile de Verre for Doris and Phil 1963' (on the reverse of the mount)
cut-glass bead with black ink on brown sandpaper mounted on board in the artist's painted frame
9 x 13 in. (24.1 x 33 cm.)
Executed in 1963-1965
Acquired directly from the artist by the family of the present owner.
A. Schwarz, Man Ray: The Rigour of Imagination, New York, 1977, p. 226, no. 371 (another example illustrated, p. 224).
J.-M. Huber, B. Hermann and R. Krauss, Man Ray: Objets de mon affection, Paris, p. 156, no. 159.
R. Penrose, Man Ray, London, 1989, p. 187, no. 123 (another example illustrated).

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