×
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 2038
Man Ray, Society Photograph, c. 1930, Man Ray (American, 1890-1976), gelatin silver print on paper, mounted on paper, pencil signed "Man Ray Paris" on mount, matted and framed under glass, 9"h x 7"w (sheet), 17.5"h x 12.5"w (frame)

Provenance: Property from the Collection of Earl and Camilla McGrath

Notes/Literature: Since his passing in 2016, Earl McGrath's (1931-2016) behind the scenes influence in the art and entertainment world has become a source of legend. McGrath was a Hollywood script writer turned Atlantic Records music executive turned blue chip art gallery owner. His wife, Camilla Pecci-Blunt McGrath was an Italian countess whose family were art patrons of the European Avante Garde. Together they quietly supported the careers of dozens of up and coming artists, who's work forms the body of their eclectic collection.

Condition

Good, spots on glass, possibly very faint edge nick on lower sheet, likely later print, not examine out of frame

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

Man Ray, Society Photograph, c. 1930

Estimate $700 - $1,000Nov 16, 2018
Boonton, NJ, USA