Marc Chagall, ‘Le songe de Pharaon (The Pharaoh's Dream), plate 21 from La Bible’, 1931-39, Print, Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring in watercolour, on Arches paper, with full margins., Phillips
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Marc Chagall

Le songe de Pharaon (The Pharaoh's Dream), plate 21 from La Bible, 1931-39

Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring in watercolour, on Arches paper, with full margins.
21 × 15 1/5 in
53.3 × 38.7 cm
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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, ‘Le songe de Pharaon (The Pharaoh's Dream), plate 21 from La Bible’, 1931-39, Print, Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring in watercolour, on Arches paper, with full margins., Phillips
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I. 28.6 x 22.9 cm (11 1/4 x 9 in. )
S. 53.3 x 38.7 cm (21 x 15 1/4 in.)

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Signed with initials and numbered 84/100 in pencil, from the deluxe edition (the standard edition was 295 on Montval without …
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

Le songe de Pharaon (The Pharaoh's Dream), plate 21 from La Bible, 1931-39

Etching and aquatint with hand-colouring in watercolour, on Arches paper, with full margins.
21 × 15 1/5 in
53.3 × 38.7 cm
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