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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 70

    MARC CHAGALL

    Jean Paulhan, De mauvais sujets, Les Bibliophiles de l'Union Française, Paris, 1958 (C. books 35)

    Price Realised  

    MARC CHAGALL
    Jean Paulhan, De mauvais sujets, Les Bibliophiles de l'Union Française, Paris, 1958 (C. books 35)
    the complete set of ten etchings with aquatint in colors, hors-texte, title page, text in French and justification, on Arches, signed in blue pencil by the artist, author and president of the book club on the colophon, copy number 1 printed for M. Léon Léal (the total edition was 153), the half title page with a drawing in pen and ink and colored pastel, signed and dated 1959, each sheet with full margins, deckle edges at left, loose (as issued), occasional minor offsetting to the blank or text pages, a foxmark on the title page, otherwise in very good condition, original paper wrappers, paper-covered protective boards with title stamped in gilt on spine and matching slipcase (the boards and slipcase with minor wear and tear at the edges). 18 x 13½ in. (440 x 335 mm.)
    album


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work is accompanied by a certificate issued by the Comité Marc Chagall, dated October 11th, 2006.