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    Sale 1990

    Prints And Multiples

    29 - 30 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 54

    MARC CHAGALL

    Four Tales from Arabian Nights, Pantheon Books, New York, 1948 (Mourlot 36-48; Cramer books 18)

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    MARC CHAGALL
    Four Tales from Arabian Nights, Pantheon Books, New York, 1948 (Mourlot 36-48; Cramer books 18)
    the rare complete set of 12 signed, numbered and inscribed lithographs in colors, with an additional 16 unsigned unnumbered progressive proofs (M. 40, 44 and 48) (seven, ten and six proofs respectively), hors-texte, with text, contents and justification pages, on laid paper, copy 58 of 90 (there was also a deluxe edition of 10 in Roman numerals which included the additional thirteenth lithograph, plus 11 lettered A-K), with full margins, loose (as issued), each with the palest time staining and soft creases at the sheet edges, otherwise each in very good condition, original paper portfolio with the artist's name and title on the cover and string ties. 440 x 340 mm.
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