11 April 2008
MAN RAY (1890-1976)
Picasso jouant à encadrer la roue de l'Hispano-Suiza, Mougins, France, 1937
gelatin silver print
'DM 1998' stamp (on verso)
4 7/8 x 3½in. (12.3 x 9cm.)
Vente Dora Maar, PIASA, Paris, 29 October 1998, lot 183.
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Ray, Self Portrait, Little, Brown and Co., 1963, 1988, p. 182 uncropped version, captioned "On holiday in Mougins".
This portrait was made on holiday in Mougins in 1937 and the full frame reveals Man Ray and Picasso's travelling companions as including Dora Maar, Roland Penrose and Lee Miller.
Accompanying this lot is a certificate from the French Ministry of Culture authorizing the photograph to leave France.
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