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Marc Chagall

Carte de Voeux pour L’Année 1979 (Mourlot 951, and 952), 1979

Two lithographs printed in colours
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each signed and inscribed in ink by Charles and 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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each signed and inscribed in ink by Charles and Pierette Sorlier, both on wove paper, with full …

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each signed and inscribed in ink by Charles and 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 Conditions.

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

Carte de Voeux pour L’Année 1979 (Mourlot 951, and 952), 1979

Two lithographs printed in colours
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