13 November 2015
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Zacharie parle avec l'ange
stamped with signature 'Marc Chagall' (lower left)
brush and India ink, pastel and charcoal on paper
14 ¼ x 10 3/8 in. (36.6 x 26.2 cm.)
Executed in 1958-1959
Estate of the artist.
David McNeil, Paris (by descent from the above).
Private collection, Switzerland.
Anon. sale, Villa Grisebach, Berlin, 25 November 2005, lot 85.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Bonn, Bundeskanzleramt and Mainz, Landesmuseum, Marc Chagall, Die Bibel, Gouachen, Aquarelle, Pastelle und Zeichnungen aus dem Nachlass des Künstlers, November 1989-April 1990, p. 312, no. 105 (illustrated).
The Comité Marc Chagall has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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