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Auction: American & European Works of Art Auction
was auctioned on: 23 September 2016
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Man Ray (American, 1890-1976) Photographic PreservationMan Ray (American, 1890-1976) Photographic Preservation

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Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500
Price realised:  US$2,706
Lot number 143, Views: 72

Man Ray (American, 1890-1976) Photographic Preservation and Rayograph, 1944. Stamped "MAN RAY/PARIS" in black ink on the reverse of the mount u.c. Two gelatin silver prints mounted to a single board, image/sheet sizes to 6 7/16 x 4 5/8 in. (16.4 x 11.8 cm), matted, framed. Condition: Prints appear to be hinged at the top and bottom edges, Preservation with subtle silver mirroring and minor handling crimps. N.B. In 1944, Man Ray assembled photographs of a group of three-dimensional sculptures he made from found objects and prepared accompanying texts for a publication he called Objects of My Affection. He produced several maquettes for the book, including this one, although it was never published. The lot is accompanied by a 1987 certificate of authenticity signed by Lucien Treillard.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Skinner
Title: American & European Works of Art Auction
Date of the auction: 23 Sep 2016
Address: Skinner
Park Plaza 63
02116 Boston, MA
United States
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