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Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Le loup devenu berger

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
59
Sold for:
$563$475

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)

Le loup devenu berger, from FABLES by Jean de la Fontaine, 1952, total edition of 200 (Cramer, 22). Signed within the plate. Etching with aquatint and hand-coloring on paper, 11 1/2 x 9 3/8 in. (29.2 x 23.7 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Margins 1 inch or more with two deckled edges, subtle toning.
Estimate $800-1,200

The sheet measures 15 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches. It has minor nicks to the upper edge, and staining to the reverse (primarily near the upper edge).

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Marc Chagall, Jean de la Fontaine, Fabulists

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