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January 22, 2016 12:00 PMCalender

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Le Coq Rouge

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2877BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 22, 2016 12:00PM


Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)

Le Coq Rouge, 1957, edition of 90 (Mourlot, 203). Signed "Marc Chagall" in pencil l.r., numbered "80/90" in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 9 7/8 x 14 3/4 in. (24.8 x 37.4 cm),framed.
Condition: Subtle toning, not examined out of frame.

N.B. Accompanied by documentation from Marlin Art, Inc., Deer Park, New York, dated June 1, 1988.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

The sheet measures 14 3/4 x 18 7/8 in. (37.5 x 48.0 cm),deckle edge along one side. No watermark. Hinged to window mat with white tape along the top edge of the reverse. Minor rippling to sheet along the top. Inscribed on the reverse, "Le Coq R..." and "Le Coq Rouge Mourlot 203" in pencil at the top edge, with the inscription partially hidden by the tape hinge. Also numbered "4507" in pencil in the u.r. corner and "#5C" in ink in the l.l. corner.

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