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The egg and the shell
(L'œuf et le coquillage)

gelatin silver photograph
24.7 × 19.9 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
stamped in ink on reverse c.: MAN RAY-8 RUE / DU VAL-DE-GRACE / PARIS 5° - FRANCE / DANTON 92-25
inscribed in pencil on reverse c.: Man Ray
stamped in ink on reverse l.c.r.: Reproduc(...illeg.) / sans au (...illeg.) O(...illeg.) écrite / de l'ADAGP / 9 et 11, vue Berryer / PARIS - 8° / 924-03-87
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.l.:
inscribed in pencil on reverse l.r.: 4 (in a circle)
Accession Number
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Miss Flora MacDonald Anderson and Mrs Ethel Elizabeth Ogilvy Lumsden, Found Benefactor, 1983
© MAN RAY TRUST / ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Bowness Family Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display