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    Sale 1897

    Prints And Multiples

    30 - 31 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    MARC CHAGALL

    Bible: Plates 3, 6, 10, 15 and 43 (see Cramer books 30)

    Price Realised  

    MARC CHAGALL
    Bible: Plates 3, 6, 10, 15 and 43 (see Cramer books 30)
    five etchings with hand-coloring, 1958, on Arches, all signed with initials in pencil, all numbered 5/100, all with full margins, varying degrees of pale light-, mat and time staining, a few occasional pale foxmarks, soft handling creases, otherwise all in good condition
    all P. approx. 11 7/8 x 9 3/8 in. (302 x 238 mm.)
    all S. approx. 21 1/8 x 15 3/8 in. (536 x 391 mm.) (5)


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    Including: After the flood, Noah offers a sacrifice to the Lord; The Circumcision enjoined upon Abraham by God; Abraham ready to sacrifice his son in accordance with God's command; The meeting of Jacob and Rachel at the well; and Joshua, successor to Moses as leader of Israel, prepares to cross the Jordan under the Lord's order