02-03-2012 02-04-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2581B Boston
February 3, 2012 12:00 PMCalender
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Marc Chagall (French/Russian, 1887-1985) La grenouille qui veut fair aussi grosse que le boeuf

$652$550
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2581B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 03, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Marc Chagall (French/Russian, 1887-1985)

La grenouille qui veut fair aussi grosse que le boeuf, plate 2 from FABLES by La Fontaine, published 1952, edition of 100 (Cramer, 22). Signed within the plate. Etching with hand-coloring on BFK Rives paper with watermark, plate size 11 5/8 x 9 1/4 in. (29.3 x 23.4 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins over 1 inch with two deckled edges, subtle toning, annotations to lower margin, hinges to upper edge on the verso.
Estimate $500-700

There are hinges to the upper edge and white tape to the right edge on the reverse. The sheet measures 15 1/4 x 11 3/4 in. There is subtle toning near the edges of the sheet, and annotations to the lower margin both recto and verso.

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Marc Chagall