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

Fête autour de l'arc en ciel

Details
MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
Fête autour de l'arc en ciel
signed 'Chagall' (centre right); signed again 'Chagall' (inverted; upper right)
gouache, tempera, pastel, coloured ink and pencil on paper
25 3⁄4 x 19 7⁄8 in. (65.3 x 50.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1982
Provenance
The estate of the artist, and thence by descent.
Special notice
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent. This lot has been imported from outside of the UK for sale and placed under the Temporary Admission regime. Import VAT is payable at 5% on the hammer price. VAT at 20% will be added to the buyer’s premium but will not be shown separately on our invoice.
Further details
The Comité Marc Chagall has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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Lot Essay

'When I opened my eyes for the first time in my life I met a whole world, the town, the house, which little by little became fixed in me for always.'
- Marc Chagall (quoted in S. Compton, Marc Chagall: My Life-My Dream, Berlin and Paris, 1922-1940, Munich, 1990, p. 11).

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