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Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) The Meeting of Ruth and Boaz

Auction:
3203B
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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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)

The Meeting of Ruth and Boaz, from Dessins pour la Bible, 1960, from the signed edition of 50, published by Revue Verve, Paris, printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris (Cramer Books, 42). Signed "Marc Chagall" in pencil l.r., numbered "8/50" in pencil l.l., identified on a label from William A. Findlay, Inc., Chicago, affixed to the backing. Color lithograph on cream paper, image size 14 x 10 5/8 in. (35.4 x 26.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Even toning, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $3,500-5,500

Sheet size is 20 1/2 x 14 7/8 in. (52.0 x 37.8 cm). Arches paper with partial watermark and deckled lower edge. Toning, mat burn. Hinged to window mat with masking tape at center top edge of the verso, leading to uneven toning to top edge of recto due to buffer provided by the masking tape "hinge." No additional condition 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

Chicago, Paris, Artists, Chagall, Jewish School of Paris, Levites, Lithography, Marc Chagall, Mourlot, Neo-primitivism, Printmaking, Visual arts

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