Oct 22, 2020 - Sale 2548

Sale 2548 - Lot 21

Price Realized: $ 22,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 20,000 - $ 30,000
MAN RAY (1890-1976)
Portfolio entitled Électricité. Text by Pierre Bost. With 10 photogravures after Man Ray's rayographs, the images measuring approximately 10 1/4x8 1/8inches (26x20.6 cm.), and the reverse, tipped to the mounts 14 3/4x10 7/8 inches (37.4x27.6 cm.), each with Man Ray's signature in the negative; each enclosed in a vellum folder with the printed title. Folio-sized printed folder with the vellum wrapper; including the printed introductory text and the colophon; contents loose as issued. NUMBER 147 of 500 NUMBERED COPIES. Paris: Commissioned by La Compagnie Parisienne de Distribution d'Electricité, 1931

Électricité [Nude Torso] * Le Souffle [Fan] * Cuisine [Fowl] * Lingerie [Iron and Hand] * Salle a Manger [Toaster] * Salle de Bain [Nude Torso] * La Maison [Light Bulbs and Lamp Shade] * La Ville [Montmartre Marquees] * Le Monde [Moon and Switch] * Électricité [Light Bulb].