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Photograph

  • Date:

    20th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    PH.361-1982

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case R2, shelf SH6, box X961

Date

20th century (made)

Descriptive line

20thC; Man Ray, Lee Miller in bathing costume

Labels and date

Gallery 100, ‘History of photography’, 2011-2012, label text :

Man Ray (1890-1976)
Lee Miller in Bathing Suit
About 1930

When this photograph was made, Man Ray was at
the height of his fame as a member of the Surrealist
avant-garde and as a fashion photographer. He met
the model Lee Miller in Paris in 1929. She became his
lover and muse, and under his guidance started to
produce her own photographs.

Gelatin silver print
Museum no. Ph.361-1982
[07 03 2014]

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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