MAN RAY (1890–1976)
Rayograph, 1923
unique gelatin silver print
signed in ink and dated in pencil (recto); stamped 'ORIGINAL', 'MAN RAY PARIS' and 'MAN RAY / 31 bis, RUE / CAMPAGNE / PREMIERE / PARIS', with reproduction limitation in ink, annotated 'Original Rayograph and à retourner 2ers rue Ferou' in pencil, otherwise variously annotated in ink and pencil (verso)
image/sheet: 1158 x 918 in. (29.5 x 23.1 cm.)
Sotheby's, New York, May 19, 1980, lot 253;
acquired from the above by a private collector, Los Angeles;
Christie's, New York, October 12, 2000, lot 27;
acquired from the above by a private collector;
Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York;
acquired from the above by the late owner, 2007.
Man Ray, Man Ray: Vintage Photographs, Solarizations, and Rayographs, Kimmel/Cohn Photography Arts, New York, 1977, pl.92.
Emmanuelle de l'Ecotais, Man Ray: Rayographies, Éditions Léo Scheer, Paris, 2002, p. 218.
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