MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985) La fête  17.9 x 13.2 cm (7 x 5 1/8 in) (Drawn circa 1930-40)

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Lot 64* AR
MARC CHAGALL
(1887-1985)
Souvenir

Sold for £ 18,125 (US$ 22,958) inc. premium
MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
Souvenir
signed 'Chagall' (lower right)
watercolour, brush, India ink and red crayon on paper
17.7 x 13.2cm (6 15/16 x 5 3/16in).
Executed circa 1938

Footnotes

  • The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Comité Marc Chagall.

    Provenance
    David McNeil Collection (the artist's son), Paris (succession no. D 1500).
    Acquired from the above by the previous owners (in 1987); their sale, Christie's, London, 8 February 2007, lot 622.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

    Exhibited
    Milan, Studio Marconi, Marc Chagall, Disegni inediti dalla Russia a Parigi, May - July 1988 (later travelled to Turin, Catania & Meina).
    Darmstadt, Institut Mathildenhöhe, Marc Chagall, Von Russland nach Paris, Zeichnungen und Aquarelle 1906 bis 1967, 14 December 1997 - 25 January 1998 (later travelled to Boca Raton in 2002).
    Abbazia Olivetana, Fondazione Ambrosetti, Marc Chagall, Il messaggio biblico, May - July 1998.
    Klagenfurt, Stadtgalerie, Marc Chagall, 11 February - 14 May 2000.
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