(Philadelphia 1880–1976 Paris) ‘L’étoile de verre’, verso with title, signed, dated, Man Ray 1965, numbered series II 8/10, with dedication: A Maurice Lefebvre Foinet bon chance Man Ray 1969, charcoal, chalk, glass ground in the manner of a diamond on sandpaper, 17.8 x 27.8 cm, mounted on card 24 x 35 cm, framed, executed in 1965 in 3 editions of 10 copies each, this work belongs to the 2. edition (K)
Provenance: Maurice Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris 1969 (acquired from the artist), bought by the heirs and passed on to the present owner
Literature: R. Penrose, Man Ray, Paris 1975, page 206, no. 123 with similar work illustrated on page 187 A. Schwarz, Man Ray, The Rigour of Imagination, London 1977, pages 226 and 371, no. 371 (another copy illustrated, page 224) Man Ray, Objets de mon affection, Paris 1983, page 156, no. 159
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