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    Sale 1996

    Impressionist And Modern Works On Paper

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 164

    Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

    Les Acrobates

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    Estimate

    Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
    Les Acrobates
    signed 'Marc Chagall' (lower right)
    gouache, watercolor and pastel over pencil on Japan paper
    19 5/8 x 15 1/8 in. (49.8 x 38.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1966


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    Provenance

    Pierre Matisse, New York (acquired from the artist).
    By descent from the above to the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

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


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Marc Chagall, Water Colors, Gouaches, Drawings, November-December 1969, no. 8 (illustrated in color on the cover).