navigate left
navigate right
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share

Man Ray

[Portrait of Juliet Browner], late 1940s

Gelatin silver print
9 7/8 × 7 7/8 in
25.1 × 20 cm
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
About the work
D
Doyle

The verso with Man Ray's stamp (Manford 22). Framed

A fine example of this noteworthy portrait …

Read more

The verso with Man Ray's stamp (Manford 22). Framed

A fine example of this noteworthy portrait of Juliet by Man Ray, probably printed before 1951 and the couple's move to Paris.

Man Ray
American, 1890–1976
Follow

Born Emmanuel Radnitzky, Man Ray adopted his pseudonym in 1909 and would become one of the key figures of Dada and Surrealism. One of the few American artists associated with these movements, Ray was exposed to European avant-garde artists like Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque at Alfred Stieglitz’s New York gallery and at the 1913 Armory Show. Ray’s photographic works are considered his most profound achievement, particularly his portraits, fashion photographs, and technical experiments with the medium, such as solarization and rayographs (an eponym for his photograms), which were celebrated by the Surrealists. “I do not photograph nature,” he once said. “I photograph my visions.” In 1915 he was introduced to Marcel Duchamp, who would become a lifelong friend and influence; he subsequently moved to Paris, practicing there for over 20 years.

navigate left
navigate right
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
About the work
D
Doyle

The verso with Man Ray's stamp (Manford 22). Framed

A fine example of this noteworthy portrait …

Read more

The verso with Man Ray's stamp (Manford 22). Framed

A fine example of this noteworthy portrait of Juliet by Man Ray, probably printed before 1951 and the couple's move to Paris.

Man Ray
American, 1890–1976
Follow

Born Emmanuel Radnitzky, Man Ray adopted his pseudonym in 1909 and would become one of the key figures of Dada and Surrealism. One of the few American artists associated with these movements, Ray was exposed to European avant-garde artists like Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque at Alfred Stieglitz’s New York gallery and at the 1913 Armory Show. Ray’s photographic works are considered his most profound achievement, particularly his portraits, fashion photographs, and technical experiments with the medium, such as solarization and rayographs (an eponym for his photograms), which were celebrated by the Surrealists. “I do not photograph nature,” he once said. “I photograph my visions.” In 1915 he was introduced to Marcel Duchamp, who would become a lifelong friend and influence; he subsequently moved to Paris, practicing there for over 20 years.

Man Ray

[Portrait of Juliet Browner], late 1940s

Gelatin silver print
9 7/8 × 7 7/8 in
25.1 × 20 cm
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by Man Ray
Related works
Most Similar
Surrealism