4 November 2010
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Le Christ en jaune
signed 'Chagall' (lower left)
gouache on paper
11 1/8 x 12 7/8 in. (28.3 x 32.7 cm.)
Painted in 1941
A.L. Berliner, New York (by 1963).
James Wise, New York.
Galerie Berggruen & Cie., Paris.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner.
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F. Meyer, Marc Chagall, Life and Work, New York, 1963, p. 757, no. 696 (illustrated, p. 678).
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