7 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 601,000
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
La peintre au chevalet à Saint-Paul
signed twice and dated 'Marc Chagall 1979. Chagall' (lower right)
gouache and charcoal on paper
31½ x 22 7/8 in. (80 x 58.1 cm.)
Executed in 1979
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The Comité Marc Chagall has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
Acquired by the present owner, 2006.
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