29 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Agar dans le desert, from Dessins pour la Bible (Mourlot 241; cf. Cramer books 42)
lithograph in colours, 1960, on Arches, signed in pencil, inscribed 'H.C.', one of 10 hors commerce copies, aside from the edition of 50, published by Verve, Paris, with full margins, mount-staining, occasional pale foxing, otherwise in good condition, framed
L. 355 x 270 mm., S. 524 x 378 mm.
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Please note the illustration in the catalogue for this lot is incorrect.
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