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Les Mains libres: Dessins de Man Ray, illustrés par les poèmes de Paul Éluard

A work made of full tan morocco binding; leather gloves onlaid on front and back covers; author and title stamped in palladium on spine; doublures; silk endpapers; top edge gilt; original paper covers bound in.

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  • A work made of full tan morocco binding; leather gloves onlaid on front and back covers; author and title stamped in palladium on spine; doublures; silk endpapers; top edge gilt; original paper covers bound in.

Date:

Published 1937; rebound 1937-1950

Artist:

Mary Reynolds (American, 1891-1950)
Written by Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky; American, 1890-1976)
Written by Paul Éluard (French, 1895-1952)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Special Collections

Artist

Mary Reynolds

Title

Les Mains libres: Dessins de Man Ray, illustrés par les poèmes de Paul Éluard

Place

Paris (Object made in)

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.

1937

Medium

Full tan morocco binding; leather gloves onlaid on front and back covers; author and title stamped in palladium on spine; doublures; silk endpapers; top edge gilt; original paper covers bound in

Edition

no 123 of 675 printed on chester vergé, first edition

Inscriptions

Inscription on half title page: to Mary Reynolds, affectionately, Man Ray, December 24, 1937. Also signed by Paul Éluard

Dimensions

28.8 × 23 × 4.3 cm (11 3/8 × 9 1/16 × 1 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Mary Reynolds Collection

Reference Number

2019.171

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