New York, Park Avenue
17 April 1997
MAN RAY (1890-1976)
Pierre Mac Orlan
Gelatin silver print. circa 1922. Signed and annotated Paris in pencil on the mount; Rue Campagne Première and collection P. Mac Orlan stamps on the reverse of the mount. 9 x 6¾in. (22.7 x 17.2cm.)
Ex-collection, Pierre Mac Orlan.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
See: Baum, Man Ray's Paris Portraits, pl. 10.
Pierre Mac Orlan was a novelist and critic who wrote frequently on photogrpahy in the 1920s. His writings included works on Man Ray and André Kertész.
Ahead of an online sale that honours their close bond, Meredith Etherington-Smith traces the roots of a 40-year collaboration
Francis Bacon's poignant celebration of George Dyer, the artist's most important subject, will star in Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale on 17 May