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Marc Chagall

Lot 32

Carte de Voeux pour L’Année 1968 & 1972 (Mourlot 482, and 641), 1967 & 1972

Two lithographs printed in colours
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Estimated value: £800–£1,200
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the first signed and inscribed in ink by Vava Chagall, the second inscribed and signed in blue …

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the first signed and inscribed in ink by Vava Chagall, the second inscribed and signed in blue ball-point pen by Pierette Sorlier, both on wove paper, with full margins, various sizes (2) (unframed)

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Marc Chagall
Russian-French, 1887–1985
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Honored for his distinct style and pioneering role among Jewish artists, Marc Chagall painted dream-like subjects rooted in personal history and Eastern European folklore. He worked in several mediums, including painting, printmaking, and book illustration, and his stained glass windows can be seen in New York, France, and Jerusalem. Chagall arrived in Paris in 1910 and began experimenting with Cubism, befriending painters Robert Delaunay and Fernand Léger. Chagall’s style has been described as a hybrid of Cubism, Fauvism, and Symbolism, and his supernatural subjects are thought to have significantly influenced the Surrealists. Though he actively engaged in the Parisian artistic community, art for Chagall was first and foremost a means of personal expression. He preferred to be considered separately from other artists, his imagery and allegory uniquely his own.

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the first signed and inscribed in ink by Vava Chagall, the second inscribed and signed in blue …

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the first signed and inscribed in ink by Vava Chagall, the second inscribed and signed in blue ball-point pen by Pierette Sorlier, both on wove paper, with full margins, various sizes (2) (unframed)

Please Note: This lot is sold subject to Artist's Resale Right, details of which can be found in our Terms and …

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Marc Chagall
Russian-French, 1887–1985
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Honored for his distinct style and pioneering role among Jewish artists, Marc Chagall painted dream-like subjects rooted in personal history and Eastern European folklore. He worked in several mediums, including painting, printmaking, and book illustration, and his stained glass windows can be seen in New York, France, and Jerusalem. Chagall arrived in Paris in 1910 and began experimenting with Cubism, befriending painters Robert Delaunay and Fernand Léger. Chagall’s style has been described as a hybrid of Cubism, Fauvism, and Symbolism, and his supernatural subjects are thought to have significantly influenced the Surrealists. Though he actively engaged in the Parisian artistic community, art for Chagall was first and foremost a means of personal expression. He preferred to be considered separately from other artists, his imagery and allegory uniquely his own.

Marc Chagall

Lot 32

Carte de Voeux pour L’Année 1968 & 1972 (Mourlot 482, and 641), 1967 & 1972

Two lithographs printed in colours
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Estimated value: £800–£1,200
Starting bid
£700

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02d  20h  48m  45s
Live Jan 21, 1:00pm
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