Man Ray (American, 1890-1976)
Alphabet pour Adultes, 1970; The complete portfolio (thirty-six lithographs), including a rayograph with color silkscreen mounted on wood veneer covered board; Signed and numbered 118/150 (rayograph); Signed on titled page; 12" x 9 3/8" (rayograph); 14 7/8" x 11 1/8" (pages, each); Publisher: Editions Pierre Belfond, Paris; Provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania
Sale Price: $1,625
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Published in a orange cloth covered clam shell portfolio with Man Ray's facsimile signature. Ravograph has scuff mark lower right quadrant, a small buckling top edge of veneer. Light transfer of inks to opposite page creating a ghost image otherwise sheets are bright and clean.