13 November 2015
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Couverture du catalogue Pierre Matisse Gallery 1968
signed twice, dated and dedicated 'Marc Chagall 1968. Pour Pierre amicalement' (along the lower edge)
pen and brush and India ink and fabric collage over color lithograph on paper
11 x 9 in. (27.9 x 22.9 cm.)
Executed in 1968
Pierre Matisse, New York (gift from the artist, 1968).
Pierre-Noël Matisse, Paris (by descent from the above).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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The Comité Marc Chagall has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
The present lot was used as a design for the cover of Chagall's solo exhibition held at the Pierre Matisse Gallery in 1968.
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