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    Man Ray (1890-1976)
    La ballade des dames hors du temps, 1970
    14 etchings with aquatint, most printed in colors on wove paper, and 2 etched cover pages
    26-5/8 x 20-1/4 inches (67.6 x 51.4 cm) (sheet, each)
    Ed. 49/75
    Each signed and numbered in pencil along lower edge
    Published by Leon Amiel, New York, and Société Internationale d'Art XXe Siècle, Paris
    Printed by Jacques David, Paris

    Anselmino, 60

    Print Grade: 6/10

    More information about Ray, Man, also known as Radenski, Emmanuel, Rudnitsky, Emmanuel, Rudnitzky, Emmanuel, Radnitzky, Emmanuel.

    Condition Report*: Moderate to heavy backboard staining; moderate lights and time staining to edges and verso. Each sheet framed under acrylic.
    Framed Dimensions 26.5 X 20.375 Inches
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    Auction Dates
    April, 2020
    21st Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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