Marc Chagall, Le soir d'été (The Summer Evening), 1968

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Artist: Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)
Title: Le soir d'été (The Summer Evening), 1968
Reference: Mourlot 545
Medium: Color Lithograph
Image Size: 23 9/16 in x 16 1/2 in (60 cm x 42 cm)
Sheet Size: 29 3/4 in x 20 3/4 in (75.5 cm x 52.5 cm)
Framed Size: 46 1/2 in x 38 3/4 in (118.1 cm x 98.4 cm)
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.
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ID # W-6388

Incredibly bold and bright with rich color saturation throughout the entire print, The Summer Evening is full of Chagall's traditional iconography most widely recognized in his color lithographs. Featuring a lush bouquet with highly expressive strokes and abundant detail, we also see a profile study of an embracing couple along the lower margin who are before a stunning window. Having been inspired by his immediate Parisian surroundings during this period, this work also reflects the complete sensory experience one can find while immersed one of Chagall's opulent and colorful prints.

Created in 1968, Marc Chagall Le soir d'été (The Summer Evening), 1968 is a color lithograph on Arches paper. Numbered from the edition of 50, this work is hand signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right margin.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

1. Gauss, Ulrike, ed. Marc Chagall, The Lithographs - la Collection Sorlier. Listed as catalogue raisonné no. 545 on pg. 257 and illustrated on pg. 259.
2. Sorlier, Charles. Chagall Lithographs, vol. III 1962 - 1968, Crown Publishers, Inc.: New York, 1986. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 545 on pg. 159.

ABOUT THE FRAMING:
Framed to archival museum grade conservation standards, this piece is framed in a complementary moulding with silk mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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