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Peggy Guggenheim 1924, photographed by Man Ray

Wealthy heiress, Peggy Guggenheim arrived in Paris 1921. She frequented the Parisian avant-garde group most notably Marcel Duchamp. She would become the largest collectors of the century. Man Ray’s image was to illustrate an article devoted to foreign influential personalities living in Paris. She is wearing a Paul Poiret dress from 1923 called “the Oriental”.