• Old Master, Modern & Contempor auction at Christies

    Sale 7747

    Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    17 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 30

    Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

    La Mise en Mot (M. 584a)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
    La Mise en Mot (M. 584a)
    lithograph with extensive handcolouring in pastel, 1969, on wove paper, signed and dedicated Pour Gerard in blue ball point pen, inscribed epreuve d'artiste in pencil, aside from the published edition of 175 (there were also 25 numbered with Roman numerals), with margins, pale light-staining, staining at the extreme upper left sheet edge, otherwise in good condition
    S. 365 x 320 mm.


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    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to the present owner.