Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas at Home on the Rue de Fleurus, Paris

Man Ray, American, 1890 - 1976

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negative 1922; printed by the artist later

Gelatin silver print

Sheet: 7 1/16 × 9 3/8 in. (17.9 × 23.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Jonathan L. Cohen in honor of T. Barton Thurber, Curator of European Art, 1998-2012

2013.4

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in graphite, with monogram, lower right: MR; stamped, on reverse, with photographers’ credit: MAN RAY / PARIS; inscribed on reverse, in graphite, lower right: R

Course History

SART 15.01, Drawing I, Colleen Randall, Spring 2020

WGST 18, Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Studies, Eng-Beng Lim, Winter 2015

WRIT 5, The Waste Land, Before and After, Melissa Zeiger, Fall 2013

THEA 90, Contemporary Practices in U.S. Theater, Laurie Cherba Kohn, Fall 2013

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R. Taylor, Fall 2013

Exhibition History

Object and Image: Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., October 10, 2009–January 10, 2010; University of New Mexico Art Museum, February 6–May 30, 2010; University of Virginia Museum of Art, August 7–October 10, 2010; University of British Columbia, Museum of Anthropology, October 29, 2010–January 23, 2011.

Man Ray: Works from a Private Collector, Shepherd-Derom Gallery, New York, April 28-June 27, 2009; see digital catalogue entry for Cat. 19 in digital catalogue (http://www.shepherdgallery.com/pdf/manray.pdf; dated there as “1921, image printed in the early 1950s”)

Cubism and Its Legacy, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 17-December 20, 2013.

Beyond Words: Photography in the New Yorker, Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, September 15-22 October, 2011, no. 34.

Publication History

Wendy A. Grossman, Man Ray, African Art, and the Modernist Lens. International Arts & Artists; Washington, D.C., 2009, illus. p. 18.

Shepherd-Derom Gallery, New York, Man Ray: Works from a Private Collector, April 28-June 27, 2009; see digital catalogue entry for Cat. 19 in digital catalogue (http://www.shepherdgallery.com/pdf/manray.pdf (dated there as “1921, image printed in the early 1950s”)

Provenance

Man Ray Studio, Paris (it was there upon his death in 1976); to Juliet Man Ray (the artist’s widow, who inherited it by descent); to Elsa Combe Martin, New York (a close friend of Juliet Man Ray); Shepherd-Derom Gallery, New York (exhibited there in Spring 2009); Villa Grisebach, Berlin (auction house), date of auction probably June 2010; sold to Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, LLC, New York; consigned to Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York; Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, LLC, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2012.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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