Man Ray - Untitled (Shadow Drawing)
Untitled (Shadow Drawing)
Mixed media and collage on wove paper with watermark "Arches" 74 x 56. cm Framed under glass. Signed 'Man Ray' in blue balpoint pen lower right. - Old addition to lower left corner.
Around 1970, Man Ray created a series of figurative and geometric-abstract works with trompe-l'oil effects using drawn shadows. For the motif of a face within a face, the artist refers to his charcoal drawing "It's a Small World" from 1952.
With a photo certificate by Luciano Anselmino, Milan, dated 1 October 1975
Galleria Il Fauno, Turin; Private collection, Italy; Private collection, North Rhine-Westphalia