DETAIL : COLOGNE SCHOOL Germany Virgin and Child with Saints [Triptych of the Virgin and Child with Saints (left panel) Virgin and Child with Saints (left panel)]
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MAN RAY
Cadeau [Gift]
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MAN RAY
United States of America 1890 – France 1976
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Cadeau
[Gift]
[Cadeau] 1921 reconstructed 1970
iron with brass tacks, glass cover and wooden base
artist's proof (prototype for an edition of 9 issued by Luciano Anselmino for Galeria Il Fauno, Turin)
artist's proof
prototype for edition of 9; Turin: Luciano Anselmino/Galeria Il Fauno (edition of 9); original constructed in Paris, disappeared when first exhibited in 1921
overall 19.0 (h) x 14.9 (w) x 14.9 (d) cm
iron & base 17.9 (h) x 14.9 (w) x 14.9 (d) cm
glass cover 19.0 (h) cm
inscribed outside upper section of handle in white, "Essai MR", inside lower section of handle "Essai MR", back of iron, cast iron, "4/*/LEVIMEU".
Purchased 1992
NGA 1992.1587
© Man Ray. Licensed by ARS & VISCOPY, Australia
Provenance
  • the artist;

  • to Lucien Treillard (former assistant to the artist and original executor of his estate), Paris;

  • Timothy Baum, New York;

  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, December 1992
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