• Impressionist Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2218

    Impressionist Modern Works on Paper

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 117

    Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

    La Nuit

    Price Realised  

    Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
    La Nuit
    signed and dated 'Marc Chagall 1953' (lower left)
    gouache and brush and India ink and gray wash on paper
    24 7/8 x 18¾ in. (63.2 x 47.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1953


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    The Comité Marc Chagall has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Galerie Chalette, New York (by 1956).
    Acquired by the late owners by 1962.


    Pre-Lot Text

    From the Estate of Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman sold to Benefit the Reisman Charitable Foundation


    Exhibited

    New York, Galerie Chalette, Chagall, Recent Works, November-December 1956, no. 14 (illustrated).
    The Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Collection, January-February 1962 (illustrated).