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Untitled (Mannequin with Cone and Sphere)

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The tabletop still life seems an unlikely subject for modernist photographers, but during the 1920s and 1930s many artists were drawn to the enigmatic aspects of found objects and their potential as subjects for the camera. Beginning in 1926, when this photograph was taken, and continuing for...

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Inscription

Signed in black ink, lower left "Man Ray - 1926" Signed in graphite verso of second mount "Man Ray 1926 Paris"

Provenance

1983, sold by Prakapas Gallery, New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 14, 1983)

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

1926

Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 28.3 x 36.2 cm (11 1/8 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1983.326

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

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