Marc Chagall, Green Eiffel Tower, 1957

Artist: Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)
Title:Green Eiffel Tower, 1957
Reference:M 201
Medium:Color Lithograph
Image:11 1/4 in x 9 in (28.6 cm x 22.9 cm)
Sheet:16 1/2 in x 12 3/4 in (41.9 cm x 32.4 cm)
Framed:29 3/8 in x 26 in ( 74.61 cm x 66.04 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition 90 in pencil in the lower left.
Signature:This work is hand-signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 - Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right.
Condition:This work is in good condition.
ID #w-5250

Historical Description

Quoted as saying, “The sun of art shone only in Paris. It seemed to me then, as it still does, that there can be no greater revolution of the eye than that I experienced on my arrival in Paris,” Chagall beautifully expresses this in the composition before you. As a couple floats above a canvas of the Eiffel Tower in powerful colors of green and red, Chagall creates a captivating piece.

Created in 1957, this color lithograph is hand-signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 - Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right and is numbered from the edition of 90 in pencil in the lower left.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
This work is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoice accompanying the final sale of the work).

1. Mourlot, Fernand. The Lithographs of Chagall, Vol. II 1957-1962. Monte Carlo: André Sauret, 1963.  Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 201.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, this work is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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