7 May 2008
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
signed 'Marc Chagall' (lower right)
gouache, watercolor and pastel over pencil on Japan paper
19 5/8 x 15 1/8 in. (49.8 x 38.4 cm.)
Executed in 1966
Pierre Matisse, New York (acquired from the artist).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Marc Chagall, Water Colors, Gouaches, Drawings, November-December 1969, no. 8 (illustrated in color on the cover).
The Comité Marc Chagall has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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