|Artist:||Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)|
|Title:||Hommage à Marc Chagall, 1969|
|Medium:||Original Color Chagall Lithograph|
|Image Size:||12.9 in x 9.5 in (32.8 cm x 24.2 cm)|
|Sheet Size:||19.7 in x 14.2 in (50 cm x 36 cm)|
|Framed Size:||30 13/16 in x 27 1/2 in (78.3 cm x 69.9 cm)|
|Edition:||Numbered from the edition of 75.|
|Signature:||Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right margin|
|Gallery Price:||Please call us 510-777-9970 for availability.|
The beautiful Chagall Hommage à Marc Chagall, 1969 created for a special edition of the well-known Parisian art review XXe Siècle is elegant in both composition and coloring. The overlapping figures and bold hues animate the interior of the image with a remarkable sense of life.
Directed by Sicilian critic and gallerist Gualtieri di San Lazzaro, the art review XXe Siècle featured all great modern artists, from Sonia Delaunay to Joan Miró to Marc Rothko. This lithograph, created by Chagall to illustrate a special edition of the well-known Parisian art review dedicated to his achievements, bears all the trademark qualities of the artist’s best work. A man and woman appear in the center of the work, anchoring a composition that features cool blues, warm pinks, and nuanced neutral shades. Small houses grow from a ground animated by donkeys and walking figures. A crescent moon and subtle bouquet of flowers complete the image. Located firmly in the thriving Parisian art scene of the 1970’s, this print is a must-have for any serious collector of Chagall’s whimsical graphic works.
Created in 1969, this color lithograph is hand signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right margin. Numbered from the edition of 75, this work is hand signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right margin. Numbered from the edition of 75 this lithograph is from to the signed edition with wide margins created aside from the book edition.
Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Marc Chagall Hommage à Marc Chagall, 1969, is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices accompanying the final sale of the work).
1. Gauss, Ulrike, ed. Marc Chagall – The Lithographs, La Collection Sorlier. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 572.
2. Sorlier, Charles. Chagall: Lithographe, 1969-1973. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 572.
3. Cramer, Patrick. Marc Chagall, The Illustrated Books: Catalogue Raisonné. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 80.
4. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.
About the Framing:
Marc Chagall Hommage à Marc Chagall, 1969, is framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, presented in a complementary moulding and finished with linen-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.