7 May 2009
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION
Man Ray (1890-1976)
signed and dated 'Man Ray. 43' (lower right)
oil on canvas
9 x 11¾ in. (22.9 x 29.9 cm.)
Painted in 1943
Clifford Odets, Beverly Hills; Estate sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 4 February 1970, lot 81.
Julius Reiner, New York (acquired at the above sale).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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