Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)
Hommage à Marc Chagall pour Vava
Dated and signed "1967. Chagall 29/6" l.r., inscribed in Cyrillic "...Marc" within the composition u.r.
Pastel and India ink on paper, 8 11/16 x 8 7/8 in. (22.0 x 22.5 cm),framed.
Condition: Sheet affixed to backing with tape in three places on the reverse, horizontal crease from binding.
Provenance: Estate of the artist; Russeck Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida; Andrew Weiss Gallery/AJW Fine Art, Beverly Hills, California; the estate of Mrs. T.D. Welch, Florida.
N.B. This work comprises the half title page of Hommage à Marc Chagall pour ses quatre-vingts ans: 250 gravures originales, 1922-1967 (Paris: Berggruen & Cie, 1967),hand-illustrated by the artist. A certificate of authenticity signed by Jean-Louis Prat of the Comité Marc Chagall, dated October 13, 2017, and numbered 2017090, accompanies the lot.
Framed dimensions: 17 5/8 x 17 3/8 in.
Very small nicks to lower right edge. Very small creases to upper right and lower right corners.
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