Saturday, 23 June 2012

MARC CHAGALL 1887-1985
[Shagal, Mark, Zakharovich, Moses]
Vitebsk, Belarus 1887-1985 Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes
Title: The Champs-Elysées, 1954
Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph on Arches paper
Paper Size: 69.5 x 47 cm / 27.3 x 18.5 in
Image Size: 59 x 42 cm / 23.2 x 16.5 in
Additional Information: This lithograph is hand signed in pencil by the artist "Marc Chagall" at the lower right margin.
The lithograph is also hand numbered in pencil "189/200" at the lower left margin. It is signed in the plate "Marc Chagall" at the lower right corner of the image.
The work was printed by Charles Sorlier based on Chagall's painting of 1952.
It was published in 1954 by Galerie Maeght, Paris in an edition of 200 signed and numbered impressions.
The paper bears the Arches watermark.
The collection of Dr. Gertrude Ticho
The collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (accession no. UCPS04.31)
Literature: Sorlier Charles, Chagall: Lithographe 1974-1979,  Monte-Carlo: Editions Andre Sauret, 1984.
Reference: Sorlier 6.

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