Sale: 409 / Modern Art and Sidelines of the German Avantgarde, Dec. 06. 2013 in Munich Lot 81

 
81
Man Ray
Priape, 1920.
Multiple
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,340
Sold:
€ 2,500 / $ 2.925

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Priape. 1920.
Multiple. Marble.
Verso with monogram and number. One of 500 copies. Ca. 50,5 x 32 x 29 cm (19,8 x 12,5 x 11,4 in).
Later edition after the original object, that was conceived as a paperweight. The work calls reminiscence of a phallus is dedicated to Priapos (French: Priape), a Greek god of fertility. [KP].

LITERATURE: Cf. Jean-Hubert Martin, Brigitte Hermann and Rosalind Krauss, Man Ray. Objets de mon affection, Paris 1983, no. 23 (edition 1970), p. 141.

81
Man Ray
Priape, 1920.
Multiple
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,340
Sold:
€ 2,500 / $ 2.925

(incl. 25% surcharge)