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Marc Chagall

Quai des Célestins, 1975

Lithograph in colors on Arches paper
29 3/8 × 22 1/8 in
74.6 × 56.2 cm
Edition 27/50
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Condition Report: Mat burns; light discoloration; toning verso; abrasion lower center verso; early …

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Condition Report: Mat burns; light discoloration; toning verso; abrasion lower center verso; early signs of foxing in margins.;Non archivally mounted and hinged under glass. Framed Dimensions 40.25 X 32.5 Inches

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Signed and numbered in pencil along lower edge
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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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Condition Report: Mat burns; light discoloration; toning verso; abrasion lower center verso; early …

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Condition Report: Mat burns; light discoloration; toning verso; abrasion lower center verso; early signs of foxing in margins.;Non archivally mounted and hinged under glass. Framed Dimensions 40.25 X 32.5 Inches

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed and numbered in pencil along lower edge
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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

Quai des Célestins, 1975

Lithograph in colors on Arches paper
29 3/8 × 22 1/8 in
74.6 × 56.2 cm
Edition 27/50
Bidding closed
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