Marc Chagall, ‘La Place de la Concorde’, ca. 1962, Christopher-Clark Fine Art

Original lithograph printed in colors on wove paper bearing the Arches script watermark

Hand-signed in pencil in the margin lower right Marc Chagall.

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the deluxe edition of 25, numbered in pencil in the margin lower left (apart from the unsigned album edition and 10 impression printed on Japan Nacré). One of three lithographs by Chagall commissioned to illustrate the essay “La place de la grève” by Gérard Bauër, part of the album Regards sur Paris. Published by André Sauret, Paris, January, 1962; printed at Atelier Fernand Mourlot, Paris.

Catalog: Mourlot 353; Cramer 53 II.

Sheet Size: 19 x 14 ½ inches

In excellent condition, with bright, fresh colors, printed on a full sheet.

About Marc Chagall

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.

Russian-French, 1887-1985, Vitebsk, Belarus