4 November 2010,
Price realised USD 218,500
USD 140,000 - USD 180,000
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Les amoureux au bouquet
signed 'Marc Chagall' (lower right)
brush and India ink and gray wash, pastel and pencil on paper
21 7/8 x 15 7/8 in. (55.6 x 40.3 cm.)
Executed in 1972
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The Comité Marc Chagall has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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