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Marc Chagall, La grande Corbeille (The Large Basket), 1975

Artist: Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)
Title:La grande Corbeille (The Large Basket), 1975
Reference:Mourlot 747
Medium:Original Color Lithograph
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:approx. 40 in x 32 in
Edition:Numbered from 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.
ID #w-7483
USD $38,000 GBP £28,500

Historical Description

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 from the edition of 50 in pencil in the lower left margin.

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 invoices accompanying the final sale of the work).

1. Marc Chagall: The Lithographs, La Collection Sorlier. Gauss, U. (Ed.). Distributed Art Publishers: NY. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 747 on pg. 125.
2. Mourlot, F. & Sorlier, C. (1969). The Lithographs of Chagall, Vol. V 1974 - 1979. Boston Book & Art Shop, Inc.: Boston. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 747 on pg. 58-59.
3. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:
Museum-grade conservation framed in a complementary moulding with silk mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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