• Prints & Multiples auction at Christies

    Sale 2215

    Prints & Multiples

    27 - 28 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 30

    MARC CHAGALL

    Longus, Daphnis et Chloé, Tériade Editeur, Paris, 1961 (M. 308-349; C. books 46)

    Price Realised  

    MARC CHAGALL
    Longus, Daphnis et Chloé, Tériade Editeur, Paris, 1961 (M. 308-349; C. books 46)
    the complete set of 42 lithographs in colors, hors-texte, title page, justification, text in French, and table of contents, on Arches, signed in ink on the justification, copy 205 of 250 (there were also 20 artist's proof copies in Roman numerals and a signed edition of 60 with margins), the full sheets, loose (as issued), pale time staining and a few foxmarks on the text pages, otherwise in very good condition, original paper covers and vellum-covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine and matching slipcase (a few pale stains on the boards). 17 5/8 x 13¾ in. (448 x 349 mm.)
    album


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