Definition of rayograph in English:


Pronunciation /ˈreɪəɡrɑːf/ /ˈreɪəɡraf/


  • Man Ray's term for: a type of photographic picture produced without a camera by arranging objects on light-sensitive paper which is then exposed and developed.

    Chiefly used of Man Ray's work but occasionally of similar work by other artists.


1930s. From the name of Man Ray (born Emmanuel Radnitzky), U.S. artist and photographer + -o- + -graph, after French rayographe.