24 June 2010
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
signed, dated and inscribed 'Pour Bosio Gerard. Marc Chagall 1973' (lower right); inscribed 'Epreuve d'artiste' (lower left)
pastel, wax crayon and pencil on a lithograph (Mourlot 582)
17¾ x 19 5/8 in. (45 x 50 cm.)
The lithograph is from an edition of 50 + 25 épreuves d'artiste. It was published in 1969 and hand-coloured by Chagall in 1973
Fernand Mourlot (director of Imprimerie Mourlot), Paris.
Gérard Bosio, Paris, a wedding present from the above in 1969, and later coloured by Chagall in 1973.
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This work is sold with a photo-certificate from the Comité Marc Chagall.
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