14 June 2018
WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ELAINE G. WEITZEN SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ELAINE G. WEITZEN FOUNDATION FOR FINE ARTS
CHAGALL, Marc (1887-1985) and MOURLOT, Fernand (1895-1988). Chagall lithographe 1957-1962. Tome II. France: André Sauret, 1963.
The signed limited edition of Mourlot’s catalogue of Chagall lithographs. This copy is no. 106 of 150, printed on vélin d'Arches and signed by both the artist and the publisher. Chagall produced over 300 lithographs with Mourlot at his famous studio, which hosted many of the most important artists of the period, including Picasso, Matisse, and Miró. Mourlot wrote that: “Conceived, brought forth, watched over and supervised by the artist himself, in an atmosphere of creative excitement, all these prints are original, living works.”
Folio (325 x 248mm). 2 original signed and numbered lithographs, one of which in color; 11 full-page lithographs, 6 of which in color; 185 smaller illustrations throughout in color and monotone. Original lithographed boards with glassine wrapper; original maroon chemise and slipcase. Provenance: Elaine Graham Weitzen (bookplate).
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