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Lot 3814 - S16 Modern & Contemporary Art Compulsory auction - Thursday, 05. December 2019, 02.30 PM

MAN RAY

(Philadelphia 1890 - 1976 Paris)
Emak Bakia. 1926.
Bronze, green-brown patina, and synthetic hair. Edition of 10, cast from 1970.
On the base with the incised signature: Man Ray. On the underside numbered with felt pen: 3250.
H: 46 cm.

Provenance:
- Galerie Marconi, Milan.
- Galerie Levy, Hamburg.
- Christie's, London, auction 8 February 2012, lot 423.
- Private property Switzerland, aquired at the above auction.

Exhibition: Darmstadt 1997, Meret Oppenheim meets Man Ray, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, 6 April - 1 June 1997, cat. p. 108 (with ill.); this exhibition was travelling to: Rotterdam, Kunsthal Rotterdam, 5 July - 14 September 1997; Wilhelmshaven, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, 9 October - 16 November 1997; Budapest, Ludwig Museum, 9 December 1997 - 11 January 1989.

Literature:
- Janus: Man Ray, Milan 1973, no. 30 (different cast).
- Penrose, Roland: Man Ray, London 1975, no. 68 (different cast).
- Schwarz, Arturo: Man Ray, The Rigour of Imagination, New York 1977, no. 254 (with ill. original in wood from 1926, p. 146).
- Man Ray/Martin, Jean-Hubert: Objets de mon affection (Catalogue Raisonné), Paris 1983, no. 38 (with ill. original in wood from 1926, p. 49).

Minimum hammer price
CHF 10 000 (€ 8 770)