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Marc Chagall, Bouquet à la Tour Eiffel (Bouquet with Eiffel Tower), 1958

Artist: Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)
Title:Bouquet à la Tour Eiffel (Bouquet with Eiffel Tower), 1958
Reference:Sorlier 222
Medium:Color Lithograph
Image:24 1/16 in x 18 1/8 in (61 cm x 46 cm)
Sheet:26 3/4 in x 20 1/4 in (68 cm x 51.5 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 90 in pencil in the lower left margin.
Signature:This work is hand-signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 - Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right margin.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #W-7458

Historical Description

In Marc Chagall's Bouquet à la Tour Eiffel (Bouquet with Eiffel Tower), 1958, a large, bouquet  of red, orange and yellow flowers sits upon a table, dominating the center of the composition. Chagall does not focus on the shapes of the flowers but rather their coloring, using soft, swirling painterly strokes to suggest the arrangement of beautiful flowers. The rest of the composition is articulated with soft, warm ochre tones which serve to emphasize the beauty of the flowers Chagall so skillfully renders. To the lower right, a figure stands behind the central image with a hand gently placed on her chest. To the left stands, as the title suggests, an artistic representation of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Created in 1974, this lithograph is hand signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 - Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right margin and  numbered 90 in pencil in the lower left margin.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

Marc Chagall Bouquet à la Tour Eiffel (Bouquet with Eiffel Tower), 1958 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the final sale of the work):

1. Sorlier, Charles. Chagall Lithographs, vol. V 1974-1979. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1986. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 222 on pg. 113.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:

Framed to archival museum grade conservation standards, Marc Chagall Bouquet à la Tour Eiffel (Bouquet with Eiffel Tower), 1958 is framed in a complementary moulding with silk mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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