Marc Chagall, Noémie et ses Belles-Filles, 1960

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Artist: Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)
Title: Noémie et ses Belles-Filles (Naomi and her Daughters-in-Law) Drawings from the Bible Series, 1960
Reference: Mourlot 245
Series: Drawings from the Bible
Medium: Color Lithograph on Arches Paper
Image Size: 13 15/16 in x 10 7/16 in (35.4 cm x 26.5)
Sheet Size: 20 5/8 in x 14 7/8 in (52.4 cm x 37.8 cm)
Framed Size: 34 in x 30 1/2 in (86.36 cm x 77.47 cm)
Edition: Numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the lower left margin
Signature: This work is hand signed by Marc Chagall’s (Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul, 1985) in the lower right margin.
Condition: This work is in excellent condition.
Gallery Price: Sold Inquire
ID # w-4781

An allegory of maternal love, Chagall Noémie et ses Belles-Filles (Naomi and her Daughters-in-Law), Drawings from the Bible Series, 1960 are exemplary of the artist’s thoughtful and touching imagery of the Bible narratives. Centrally displayed, Ruth and Orphan encompass their mother with loving support, the women’s resilience fortified by their internal bond. The sun stands apart in the corner, rendered in a fiery red. Umber hues set the tender tone of the work, demonstrating Marc Chagall’s brilliance as a colorist in both external beauty and internal expression.

Created in 1960, this color lithograph from the Drawings for the Bible Series is hand-signed by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk, 1887 – Saint-Paul, 1985) in pencil in the lower right margin. Numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil in the lower left margin, this work is printed by Mourlot, Paris and published by VERVE, Paris.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Marc Chagall Naomi and Her Daughters-in-Law (Noemie et ses Belles-Filles), Drawings from the Bible Series, 1960 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices accompanying the sale of the work).

1. Cramer, Patrick. Marc Chagall, The Illustrated Books: Catalogue Raisonné.Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 42 on pgs. 144-7.

2. Gauss, Ulrike. Marc Chagall, The Lithographs, La Collection Sorlier. Stuttgart: D.A.P., 1960. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 245.

3. Mourlot, Fernand. The Lithographs of Chagall Volume II (1957-1962). Monte Carlo: André Sauret, 1963. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 245, the series described in detail on pg. 66.

4. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

About the Framing:
Framed to archival museum grade conservation standards, Marc Chagall Naomi and Her Daughters-in-Law (Noemie et ses Belles-Filles), Drawings from the Bible Series, 1960is presented in a complementary moulding with silk-wrapped mats and optical-grade Plexiglas.

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