• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7839

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    31 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 80

    Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

    Jacob weeping for Joseph, from: La Bible (cf. Cramer books 30)

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    Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
    Jacob weeping for Joseph, from: La Bible (cf. Cramer books 30)
    etching with hand-colouring, 1958, on Arches, signed with initials in pencil, numbered 29/100 (there were also twenty hors commerce copies numbered in Roman numerals), published by Tériade, Paris, with wide margins, a deckle edge above, pale mount staining, soft handling creases in the margins, otherwise in good condition; with Joseph recognised by his Brothers, etching with hand-colouring, from the same series, signed with initials in pencil, numbered 29/100
    P. 303 x 247 mm., S. 535 x 388 mm. (2)


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