7 May 2008
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Souvenirs de deux bouquets
stamped with signature 'Marc Chagall' (lower right)
oil on canvasboard
16 1/8 x 13 in. (41 x 33 cm.)
Painted circa 1978
Estate of the artist.
Anon. (acquired from the above, May 1997); sale, Sotheby's, New York, 7 May 2003, lot 357.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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