MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
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MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)

Esquisse pour Golgotha

MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
Esquisse pour Golgotha
inscribed in Russian (along the upper and left edges)
pencil on paper
6 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (15.4 x 20 cm.)
Drawn in 1912-1913
Guy Loudmer, Paris, by 1984.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 19 June 2013, lot 216.
Acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent to the present owner.
Marcq-en-Baroeul, Fondation Anne et Albert Prouvost, Hommage à Marc Chagall, October - December 1975, no. 12, n.p. (dated '1910-1911' and with incorrect medium).
Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Marc Chagall, Oeuvres sur papier, June - October 1984, no. 35, pp. 73-74 (illustrated p. 73; with inverted dimensions); this exhibition later travelled to Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, February - April 1985; and Zurich, Kunsthaus, Marc Chagall Retrospektive, Arbeiten auf Papier, September - December 1985, no. 35, p. 254 (with inverted dimensions).
Paris, Galerie Gérald Piltzer, Chagall, Vitebsk, Saint-Pétersbourg, Paris, March - May 1993, no. 90, p. 103 (illustrated p. 90; with incorrect dimensions).
Bern, Kunstmuseum, Marc Chagall, 1907-1917, December 1995 - February 1996, no. 153, p. 161 (illustrated; with inverted dimensions).
Nice, Musée National Message Biblique Marc Chagall, À la Russie, aux ânes et aux autres, Un chef-d'oeuvre de Marc Chagall, June - September 1997, no. 11 (illustrated p. 51).
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