Man Ray surrealist masterpiece sells for record breaking $12.4 million

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 $12.4 million at auction today - 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'.