Marc Chagall, ‘Paravent’, 1963, Christie's
Marc Chagall, ‘Paravent’, 1963, Christie's
Marc Chagall, ‘Paravent’, 1963, Christie's
Marc Chagall, ‘Paravent’, 1963, Christie's

Mounted in the original four panel waxed oak folding screen, signed in black ink, numbered 23/100 in black and green ink at the lower right corner of the right hand panel, published by Galerie Cramer, Geneva, the full sheets, the colours very fresh, one panel with a small stain in the upper subject, occasional pale foxing, the vellum on the reverse of the panels slightly loose in places, generally in good condition
1470 x 1800 mm. (overall)

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Mourlot 390

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