Marc Chagall, ‘The Circus (Mourlot 517; Cramer Books 68)’, 1967, Print, Lithograph printed in colours, Forum Auctions
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Marc Chagall

The Circus (Mourlot 517; Cramer Books 68), 1967

Lithograph printed in colours
16 1/2 × 25 1/2 in
42 × 64.7 cm
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from the book edition of 250, on Arches wove paper, printed by Mourlot, published by Tériade, …

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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, ‘The Circus (Mourlot 517; Cramer Books 68)’, 1967, Print, Lithograph printed in colours, Forum Auctions
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from the book edition of 250, on Arches wove paper, printed by Mourlot, published by Tériade, Paris, sheet 420 x 647mm (16½ x 25½in) (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.

Marc Chagall

The Circus (Mourlot 517; Cramer Books 68), 1967

Lithograph printed in colours
16 1/2 × 25 1/2 in
42 × 64.7 cm
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