7 May 2008
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Le peintre et la chèvre
stamped with signature 'Marc Chagall' (lower right); signed 'Chagall' (on the reverse)
tempera and pencil on masonite
10 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. (27 x 21.9 cm.)
Painted circa 1982
Estate of the artist.
Acquired by the present owner, 2005.
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The Comité Marc Chagall has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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