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

2013.4

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

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

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

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

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

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

SART 15.01, Drawing I, Colleen Randall, Spring 2020

Exhibition History

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

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

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”)

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.

Publication History

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”)

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

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.

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