21 June 2012
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Moïse devant le buisson ardent
signed and dated 'Marc Chagall 1954' (lower left)
watercolour and wash and brush and India ink on paper
30¾ x 23 in. (78.1 x 58.4 cm.)
Executed in 1954
Galerie Maeght, Paris.
Edgardo Acosta Gallery, Beverly Hills.
Private collection, Los Angeles.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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San Diego, La Jolla Art Museum, Marc Chagall, 75th Anniversary Exhibition, October - November 1962, no. 38.
Beverly Hills, Edgardo Acosta Gallery, Christmas Exhibition, Modern Paintings, November - December 1962, no. 5 (illustrated).
The Comité Marc Chagall has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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