Marc Chagall, Sara et Les Angels (Sarah and The Angels) 1960

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Artist: Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)
Title: Sara et Les Angels (Sarah and The Angels) 1960 from Drawings from the Bible
Reference: Mourlot 240
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-4780

Through Chagall’s captivating and folkloric imagery, Sara et Les Angels (Sarah and the Angels), 1960 from Drawings from the Bible, radiates a sense of warmth and celebration into this Biblical interpretation. Veiled in a soft glow, a humble Sarah bows in reverence. Capturing the essence of her character’s story, the subjects arise from a rich textural background and highlighted in a brilliant red, materializing from expressive markings and tonal breadths of darkness. Displaying sensitivity to the human experience, this stunning piece is emblematic of Chagall’s unique vision of the Bible that exudes spirit and whimsy.

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 Sarah and the Angels (Sara et Les Angels), 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 final 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. 240.

3.Mourlot, Fernand. The Lithographs of Chagall Volume II (1957-1962). Monte Carlo: André Sauret, 1963. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 240, 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 Sarah and the Angels (Sara et Les Angels), 1960 is presented in a complementary moulding with silk-wrapped mats and optical-grade Plexiglas.

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