|Artist||Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)|
|Title||Femme au Bouquet (Woman with Bouquet) from Nice and the Côte d’Azur, 1967|
|Medium||Color Lithograph on Arches wove paper|
|Image Size||24 3/4 in x 18 1/4 in (62.9 cm x 46.4 cm)|
|Sheet Size||29 1/8 in x 20 1/2 in (73.4 cm x 52.1 cm)|
|Framed Size||approx. 40 in x 32 in (101.6 cm x 81.3 cm)|
|Edition||Numbered 99/150 in pencil in the lower left margin (aside from an edition of 75 proofs signed and numbered in Roman numerals). Also inscribed in the stone in the lower right: ‘Marc Chagall PINX.’ and ‘CH. SORLIER SCULP.’ in the lower left.|
|Signature||This work is hand-signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right margin.|
|Condition||This piece is in excellent condition with bold, bright and vibrant colors throughout|
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Beautifully inundated with a brilliant, orange glow, Femme au Bouquet (Woman with Bouquet), 1967 could be considered one of the richest of the Nice and the Côte d'Azur series. The incredibly complex and varied color compositions explode from the work, while the bright greens of the bouquet contrast nicely with the oranges and reds. A simply captivating work that soothes the eye and soul, Chagall almost outdoes his own masterful skills in this ode to the majestic Mediterranean locations.
A collaboration between Chagall and Charles Sorlier, this work is part of a set of 12 lithographs from the series Nice and the Côte d'Azur that was run in 1967. Hand-signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right margin and printed on Arches wove paper. Numbered from the edition of 150 in pencil in the lower left margin (aside from an edition of 75 proofs signed and numbered in Roman numerals), this work is also inscribed in the stone in the lower right: ‘Marc Chagall PINX.’ and ‘CH. SORLIER SCULP.’ in the lower left. Ink stamp on the reverse in the lower right reads: MARC CHAGALL | FEMME AU BOUQUET | gouache sur papier | reproduite en lithographie | Ch. Sorlier, graveur – Mourlot. Imp.
Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Marc Chagall Woman with Bouquet (Femme au Bouquet) from Nice and the Côte d’Azur, 1967 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 1974-79. New York: Crown Publishers, 1984. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. CS 37 on pg. 232.
2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.
About the Framing:
Marc Chagall Woman with Bouquet (Femme au Bouquet) from Nice and the Côte d’Azur, 1967 is framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.