6 February 2003
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Scène de ferme
signed and dedicated 'A Madame Bucher sympatiqument [sic] Marc Chagall' (lower right)
sanguine on paper
7 1/8 x 10 5/8in. (18.1 x 27cm.)
Drawn circa 1925
Jeanne Bucher, Paris, to whom given directly by the artist.
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This work will be sold with a photo-certificate from the Comité Marc Chagall, dated Saint-Paul, le 4 Juin 1999 and numbered No 99115.
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