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Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Á l'eglise

Auction:
3072B
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3072B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 26, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)

Á l'eglise, 1923-27, plate 90 from Les ames mortes, published in 1948, total edition of 368 (Cramer Books, 17). Signed within the plate. Etching and aquatint on paper with watermark "J. PERRI...," plate size 10 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. (27.5 x 21.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Mat burn, toning, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $300-500

Sheet measures 14 3/4 x 11 in. Frame is glazed with glass. Mat burn and gentle toning. Deckled at right and bottom edges. Masking tape hinge remnants on the verso at the corners. Staining from corrugated cardboard backing on the verso. No additional issues to report.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Aquatint, Etching, Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur, Marc Chagall, Modern art, Printmaking, Russian avant-garde, Visual arts

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