Marc Chagall, La grande Corbeille (The Large Basket), 1975
|Artist:||Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)|
|Title:||La grande Corbeille (The Large Basket), 1975|
|Image:||26 2/5 in x 20 9/10 in (67 cm x 53 cm)|
|Sheet:||33 3/10 in x 25 3/5 in (84.5 cm x 65 cm)|
|Framed:||42 1/2 in x 36 in (107.3 cm x 91.4 cm)|
|Edition:||Numbered form the edition of 50 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.|
Marc Chagall La grande Corbeille (The Large Basket), 1975 is a charming work that invites a voyeuristic gaze on a peaceful afternoon excursion between a mother and her son. A picturesque scene captivates the viewer as memories flood back of a summer once enjoyed in such a magical place. Standing before a large basket of sumptuous fruit, a mother and child share a private moment. This imagery brings to mind thoughts of both abundance and fertility. With its warm hues and soft, swirling lines, this work conveys a feeling of tranquility and ease. The Large Basket perfectly exemplifies Chagall's expressive definition of form and volume as well as his adept understanding of color, contributing a sense of warmth and comfort to the space in which it is placed.
Created in 1975, this work is hand signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 - Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right margin and numbered 2/50 in pencil in the lower left margin.
Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Marc Chagall La grande Corbeille (The Large Basket), 1975 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 sale of the work).
About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Marc Chagall La grande Corbeille (The Large Basket), 1975 is presented in a complementary moulding and optical grade Plexiglas.