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    Sale 12206

    Prints & Multiples featuring The Gilbert E. Kaplan Collection of Surrealist Prints

    1 - 2 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)

    Then said the King in himself, 'By Allah, I will not slay her, until I have heard the next of her tale'..., from Four Tales from The Arabian Nights

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    MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
    Then said the King in himself, 'By Allah, I will not slay her, until I have heard the next of her tale'..., from Four Tales from The Arabian Nights
    five lithographs in colors, 1948, on laid paper, five progressive proofs of the rare thirteenth plate, from the deluxe edition of ten portfolios which included decompositions of all the plates, (the total edition was 111), published by Pantheon Books, New York, together with four progressive proofs of Plate 5, So I came forth of the Sea and sat down on the edge of an Island in the Moonshine..., from the same series
    Each Image: 14 ¾ x 11 1/8 in. (375 x 283 mm.)
    Each Sheet: 17 x 13 in. (432 x 330 mm.)
    (9)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the lot will include 8 prints, not 9. The lot will not include Plate 9 (Mourlot 44) from Chagall’s Four Tales from the Arabian Nights, which is illustrated on the upper right of the saleroom screen.


    Literature

    Mourlot 40 (4 impressions) & 48 (5 impressions)