Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

L'artiste et le Christ

Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
L'artiste et le Christ
signed 'Chagall' (lower right)
pen and brush and India ink on paper
12 ½ x 7 5/8 in. (31.8 x 19.4 cm.)
Executed circa 1939-1940
Estate of the artist.
David McNeil, Paris (son of the artist; acquired from the above).
Anon. (acquired from the above, 1987); sale, Christie's, London, 8 February 2007, lot 623.
Acquired at the above sale by the late owner.
Milan, Studio Marconi; Catania, Biblioteca Civica, Monastero dei Benedettini; Turin, Galleria della Sindone, Palazzo Reale and Meina, Museo e centro studi per il disegno, Marc Chagall: Disegni inediti dalla Russia a Parigi, May 1988-August 1996, p. 134 (illustrated in color, p. 135).
Hannover, Sprengel Museum, Marc Chagall: Himmel und Erde, December 1996-February 1997.
Darmstadt, Institut Mathildenhöhe, Marc Chagall: Von Russland nach Paris, Zeichnungen, 1906-1967, December 1997-January 1998.
Abbazia Olivetana, Fondazione Ambrosetti, Marc Chagall: Il messaggio biblico, May-July 1998.
Klagenfurt, Stadtgalerie, Marc Chagall, February-May 2000, p. 56 (illustrated).
Florida, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Chagall: From Russia to Paris, Drawings and Watercolors, 1906-1967, January-February 2002, p. 57 (illustrated).

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