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Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Pétrouchka retire les bottes

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3203B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)

Pétrouchka retire les bottes, from Les Âmes mortes, 1948, total edition of 368 (Cramer Books, 17). Signed within the plate. Etching on paper, plate size 10 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (27.5 x 21.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle toning, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $400-600

Out of the frame the sheet is Arches wove (with watermark), and measures 14 3/4 x 11 1/8 inches. There is mat burn and toning. The toning is prevalent to the verso. There are pencil annotations to the lower margin, and old masking tape "hinges" to all four corners (verso).


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.

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Artists, Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur, Jewish School of Paris, Levites, Marc Chagall, Modern art, Russian avant-garde, Visual arts

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