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Post-War & Contemporary Art | 28 April 2021
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Man Ray (1890-1976)

Boîte aux lettres (Letter Box)

signed with black paint 'man Ray' (on the side) and numbered 3/19 (on the front)

plaster letters in metal letter box, 28x14x5,5 cm Issued in 1966 by Multiples, Inc., New York in a total edition of 19 copies in black, gold or silver (3 types of found mailboxes).

Literature:
-A. Schwarz, 'Man Ray, the rigor of imagination', London 1977, p. 224, no. 367, another copy illustrated.
-Janus, 'Man Ray Tutti gli Scritti', 1981, p. 274, another copy illustrated.
-J.H. Martin, R. Krauss, B. Herman, 'Man Ray - Objets de mon affection, sculptures et objets, catalogue raisonné', Paris 1983, p. 155-156, cat. no. 151.

Exhibited:
-Drachten, Museum Smallingerland, 'Man Ray. Dada is mijn natuur', 10 April - 7 June 1998, cat. no. 7 (illustrated in colour on p. 20 of the exhibition catalogue). -Drachten, Museum Dr8888, 'Man Ray. Holland Dada and the international context', 23 April 2016 - 18 September 2016.

For this artist resale right is applicable from €2400 hammer price onwards

€ 8.000,00
€ 12.000,00
€ 9.000,00

Hamerprijs: € 9.000

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