7 May 2008
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Le carrousel du Louvre
signed and dated 'Chagall 1954' (lower left); signed again 'Marc Chagall' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
18 5/8 x 14 7/8 in. (47.3 x 37.8 cm.)
Painted in 1954
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 2 December 1966, lot 80.
Acquired by the present owner, 1985.
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Hartford, Connecticut, 1966.
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