05-18-2012 05-18-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2598B Boston
May 18, 2012 12:00PMCalender
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Marc Chagall (French/Russian, 1887-1985) The Meeting of Ruth and Boaz

$3,851$3,250
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2598B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Marc Chagall (French/Russian, 1887-1985)

The Meeting of Ruth and Boaz, from BIBLE, 1960, edition of 50, printed by Mourlot, Paris, published by Verve, Paris (Mourlot, 247). Signed "Marc Chagall" in pencil l.r., numbered "48/50" in pencil l.l., identified on a label from Kanegis Gallery, Boston, on the backing. Color lithograph on paper, image size 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (36.1 x 26.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Visible margins 5/8 inches or more, gentle toning, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Sheet size 20 1/2 x 14 7/8 inches, with two deckled edges and a partial Arches watermark. Gently light struck. Subtle rippling to lower side margins.

Keywords

Marc Chagall, Paris, Kanegis Gallery