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Man Ray

The Father of Mona Lisa, 1968

Offset lithograph
10 3/4 × 6 3/4 in
27.3 × 17.1 cm
Edition of 1500-2000
This is part of a limited edition set.
£450
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Stubbs Fine Art
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A wink, perhaps, to Duchamp’s modified Mona Lisa, L.H.O.O.Q. (1919), Man Ray reproduced Leonardo da …

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A wink, perhaps, to Duchamp’s modified Mona Lisa, L.H.O.O.Q. (1919), Man Ray reproduced Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic self-portrait. Underlining its nature as copy, a rough black and white reproduction with sepia overlay replaces the fine detail in red chalk of the original. Like Duchamp’s mocking additions of mustache …

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Signature
Unsigned
Series
S.M.S. (Shit Must Stop), 1968. Published by The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., New York. From S.M.S. No. 3.
Publisher
The Letter Edged in Black Press, 1968
Man Ray
American, 1890–1976
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Born Emmanuel Radnitzky, Man Ray adopted his pseudonym in 1909 and would become one of the key …

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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 …

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Stubbs Fine Art
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A wink, perhaps, to Duchamp’s modified Mona Lisa, L.H.O.O.Q. (1919), Man Ray reproduced Leonardo da …

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A wink, perhaps, to Duchamp’s modified Mona Lisa, L.H.O.O.Q. (1919), Man Ray reproduced Leonardo da Vinci’s iconic self-portrait. Underlining its nature as copy, a rough black and white reproduction with sepia overlay replaces the fine detail in red chalk of the original. Like Duchamp’s mocking additions of mustache …

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Signature
Unsigned
Series
S.M.S. (Shit Must Stop), 1968. Published by The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., New York. From S.M.S. No. 3.
Publisher
The Letter Edged in Black Press, 1968
Man Ray
American, 1890–1976
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Born Emmanuel Radnitzky, Man Ray adopted his pseudonym in 1909 and would become one of the key …

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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 …

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Man Ray

The Father of Mona Lisa, 1968

Offset lithograph
10 3/4 × 6 3/4 in
27.3 × 17.1 cm
Edition of 1500-2000
This is part of a limited edition set.
£450
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