7 November 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 32,500
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 40,000
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Couple à l'intérieur
signed, dedicated, dated and inscribed 'Pour Patricia. Marc Chagall. 1969. St. Paul' (lower left)
brush and India ink and gray wash on paper
13 1/8 x 8½ in. (33.3 x 21.6 cm.)
Painted in 1969
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The Comité Marc Chagall has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Patricia and Pierre Matisse, New York (gift from the artist, 1969).
By descent from the above to the late owner.
Property from the Estate of Pierre-Noël Matisse
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