• Prints & Multiples auction at Christies

    Sale 2215

    Prints & Multiples

    27 - 28 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 21

    MARC CHAGALL

    Das Geschenk, from Marc Chagall (K. 96; see C. books 16)

    Price Realised  

    MARC CHAGALL
    Das Geschenk, from Marc Chagall (K. 96; see C. books 16)
    etching with aquatint and hand-coloring, 1944-45, on Ciconia, the third (final) state, signed in pencil, inscribed 'Plate XXV for MARC CHAGALL, by Lionello Venturi' on the reverse (partially erased, one of 30 hand-colored impressions, there were also 20 without hand-coloring), published by P. Matisse Editions, New York, with full margins, the palest light-, mat and time staining, otherwise in very good condition, framed
    P. 9 7/8 x 7 3/8 in. (251 x 187 mm.)
    S. 11 1/8 x 8½ in. (283 x 216 mm.)


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