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  • Provenance

    Keitelman Gallery, Brussels
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Arturo Schwarz, Man Ray. The rigour of Imagination, London, 1977, no. 260, p. 147 (original variant illustrated)
    Jean-Hubert Martin, Rosalind Krauss and Brigitte Hermann, Man Ray: Objets de mon affection, Sculptures et Objets, Catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1983, no. 37, p. 143 (original variant illustrated, p. 48)
    Kishin Shinoyama, 'Man Ray atelier', Art Vivant, no. 15, 1985 (another example exhibited)
    Gérard Durozoi, History of the Surrealist Movement, Chicago and London, 1997, no. 3, p. 79 (original variant illustrated, p. 78)

109

Idole du pêcheur (Fisherman's Idol)

incised with the artist's signature and numbered 'Man Ray E.A' lower edge
bronze
40.3 x 12.5 x 12 cm (15 7/8 x 4 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Executed in 1973, this work is an artist's proof from an edition of 9 plus 3 artist's proofs.

Estimate
£15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for £40,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 9 March 2018