Marc Chagall, Mother and Child with Basket, 1975
|Artist:||Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)|
|Title:||Mother and Child with 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:||47 3/8 in x 40 7/8 in (120.3 cm x 103.8 cm)|
|Edition:||Annotated 'epreuve d'artiste' (artist's proof) in pencil in the lower left margin, aside from the numbered edition of 50.|
|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.|
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. Filled to the brim with the beautiful colors of Chagall, this lithograph is enchanting and recalls tender childhood moments. With its warm hues and soft, swirling lines, this work conveys a feeling of tranquility and ease. Mother and Child with Basket, 1975 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 annotated 'epreuve d'artiste' (artist's proof) in pencil in the lower left margin, aside from the numbered edition of 50.
Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Marc Chagall Mother and Child with Basket, 1975 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, U. (ed.). Marc Chagall: The Lithographs, La Collection Sorlier. 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:
Marc Chagall Mother and Child with Basket, 1975 is framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.