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The Reaper

Man Ray-The Reaper-1914

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The Reaper
71.7 x 91.8 cm
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Oil on canvas
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Signed and dated 'Man Ray-14' (lower right)
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Painted in Ridgefield in 1914
Provenance :
The Daniel Gallery, New York (acquired from the artist); Arthur Jerome Eddy, Chicago (acquired from the previous, by 1920); Katherine Kuh, Chicago (probably acquired from the estate of the previous); Man Ray, Paris (acquired from the previous, by 1966); Juliet Man Ray, Paris (by descent from the previous); Estate sale, Sotheby's, London, 22 March 1995, lot 10; Marek Lieberberg, Frankfurt (acquired at the previous sale); Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, LLC, New York (by 2001); Acquired from the previous by the present owner, February 2003.
Exhibition History :
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Man Ray, October-December 1966, p. 54, no. 11; Havana, XXIII Salon de Mayo, August 1967; Frankfurter Kunstverein and Kunsthalle Basel, Man Ray: Inventionen und Interpretationen, October 1979-February 1980, p. 185, no. 4; Washington, D.C., National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution; Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art; Houston, The Menil Collection and The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perpetual Motif: The Art of Man Ray, December 1988-January 1990; New York, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, LLC, Man Ray in America: Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, and Photographs: From New York/Ridgefield (1912-1921) and Hollywood Years (1949-1950), October 2001-January 2002, p. 34 (illustrated in color, pl. 18); New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum; Athens, Georgia Museum of Art and Chicago, Terra Museum of American Art, Conversion to Modernism: The Early Work of Man Ray, February 2003-April 2004, p. 88 (illustrated in color, fig. 107).

Christie’s New York

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