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Chess Set

A work made of brass, silver, and gold; case: wood, faux-leather, silk, cotton, iron alloy hinges, and copper alloy clasps.
© 2018 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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  • A work made of brass, silver, and gold; case: wood, faux-leather, silk, cotton, iron alloy hinges, and copper alloy clasps.

Date:

1927

Artist:

Man Ray
American, 1890–1976

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 396

Department

Modern Art

Artist

Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky)

Title

Chess Set

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1927

Medium

Brass, silver, and gold; Case: wood, faux-leather, silk, cotton, iron alloy hinges, and copper alloy clasps

Edition

Unnumbered from an edition of 3

Dimensions

Installation dimensions variable; Case: 57.8 × 40.7 × 6.4 cm (22 3/4 × 16 × 2 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mary P. Hines in memory of Harold H. Hines, Jr.; Samuel A. Marx Endowment

Reference Number

1991.98.1-2

Copyright

© 2018 Man Ray Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

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