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Inscription

on verso, by unknown hand, upper right in graphite: Man Ray; lower left: MR 6; lower right: Tête / 1930; stamped in black ink: MAN RAY / 81 bis, RUE / CAMPAGNE / PREMIÉRE / PARIS XIVe; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, in graphite: 1996.53.3

Provenance

Juliet Man Ray, Paris; (Prakapas Gallery, Bronxville, NY); Brenda and Robert Edelson, Baltimore, MD; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1996; acquired by NGA, 2014.

Exhibition History
1998
Developing Illusions, 1873-1998: Photographs From the Corcoran Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, November 14, 1998 – January 18, 1999
2003
Both Sides of the Street: Celebrating the Corcoran's Photography Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, April 12 – August 25, 2003
2015
In Light of the Past: Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Collecting Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 3 – July 26, 2015