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  • Provenance

    Antony Penrose, son of Lee Miller
    Hamiltons Gallery, London, 2000

  • Literature

    Calvocoressi, Lee Miller: Portraits from a Life, p. 16
    Van de Velde, Man Ray: 1890-1976, p. 111, variant
    Manford, Behind the Photo: The Stamps of Man Ray, for stamp

  • Catalogue Essay

    "The creator dealing in human values allows the subconscious forces to filter through him, colored by his own selectivity, which is universal desire." Man Ray


Lee Miller, Paris

Gelatin silver print.
9 x 6 3/4 in. (22.9 x 17.1 cm)
Signed, annotated 'Paris' and dated in pencil on the mount; '31 bis, Rue Campagne-Première, Paris Littré 76-57' (Manford M4) credit stamp and annotated in pencil on the reverse of the mount; annotated ‘Me, Lee Miller, by Man Ray’ by the sitter in pencil on the verso of the print.

$80,000 - 120,000 

Sold for $100,000

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