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Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) La toilette de Tchitchikov

Auction:
3072B
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$277$225

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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)

La toilette de Tchitchikov, 1923-27, plate 70 from Les ames mortes, published in 1948, total edition of 368 (Cramer Books, 17). Signed within the plate. Etching and aquatint on paper, plate size 11 x 8 7/8 in. (27.9 x 22.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Mat burn, toning, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $300-500

Sheet measures 14 7/8 x 11 in. Frame is glazed with glass. Mat burn and gentle toning. Deckled at left and bottom edges. Taped to overmat with old masking tape 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, Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur, Jewish School of Paris, Marc Chagall, Modern art, Russian avant-garde, Visual arts

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