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The Father of Mona Lisa
  • Man Ray, artist
    1890–1976
    born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States ; died: Paris, France ; active: United States, France
    The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., publisher
  • The Father of Mona Lisa, 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 3
  • Where object was made: United States
  • offset lithograph
  • Gift of Glenn Duffee
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0135.08.a,b
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

A reproduction of a self-portrait by Leonardo da Vinci, on which has been drawn a lit cigar (a Man Ray printed ready-made). Covered with a translucent vellum wrapper.