Man Ray surrealist masterpiece sets new photo auction record

New collection for auction at Christie's sets record with most expensive singular image by Man Ray
Le Violon d’Ingres by Man Ray (Image credit: Man Ray / CHRISTIE'S IMAGES LTD. 2022)

Breaking news 14 May 2022: 
Man Ray’s surrealist portrait Le Violon d’Ingres sells for record breaking AU$19.9 million (US$12.4 million at auction) at the weekend - double the estimate set by auctioneers Christies.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.