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May 29, 2015 12:00 PMCalender

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Amour est un dieu mes enfants

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2816BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 29, 2015 12:00PM


Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)

Amour est un dieu mes enfants, from SUR LA TERRE DES DIEUX, 1967, total edition of 120 plus proofs, published by Alain C. Mazo, Paris (Mourlot, 532). Signed "Marc Chagall" in pencil l.r., numbered "70/75" in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 16 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. (42.4 x 35.2 cm),framed.
Condition: Unobtrusive toning, pale fox marks, gentle rippling, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Sheet measures 25 1/2 x 19 3/4 in. Deckled at right edge. Unmounted, taped to over mat with masking tape. Subtle mat burn. Scattered pale fox marks especially along bottom. Verso discolored probably due to old backing. Remnants and residue of old masking and Scotch tape on the verso.

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Marc Chagall, Paris, Alain C. Mazo