Marc Chagall, Le Peintre sur Fond Noir, 1972

Artist: Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)
Title:Le Peintre sur Fond Noir, 1972
Reference:Sorlier 683
Medium:Color Lithograph
Sheet Size:26 3/8 in x 19 5/16 in (67 cm x 49 cm)
Framed Size:35 5/8 in x 28 in (90.4 cm x 71.1 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 50 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-7735

Historical Description

Created in 1972, this piece is printed on Arches wove paper and published by Editions Maeght, Paris. It is also signed in the lower right margin by Marc Chagall (1887-1985) and numbered from the edition of 50 in the lower left margin.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
It is fully documented and referenced in (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that I will enclose with the sale of the work) :

1. Gauss, Ulrike ed. Marc Chagall - The Lithographs, Frankfurt, 1960. Listed and illustrated as cat. no. 683 and detailed on pg. 310.
2. Mourlot, Fernand & Charles Sorlier. The Lithographs of Chagall, vol. IV 1969-1973, Monté Carlo, 1960. Listed and illustrated as cat. no. 683 on pg. 144.

About the Framing:
This work is set in an elegant, gold-leaf frame with ornate, sculptural detail. The brilliancy of the gold in the moulding enhances the bright hues in this work while the Baroque elements and detail compliment the overall composition of the piece. Complete with white, linen-wrapped mats and a matching gold inner fillet, Blanc sur Noir is set behind an archival Plexiglas cover to ensure lasting quality.

Subject Matter: $16-50k Under $15k