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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3325B Boston
December 13, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Die Zauberflöte, Mozart, Metropolitan Opera

 
Auction: 20th Century Design - 3325B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)

Die Zauberflöte, Mozart, Metropolitan Opera, 1967, edition of 3,000, published by Editions of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, and Charles Sorlier, Paris, printed by Mourlot, Paris (Mourlot, CS38; Sorlier, pp. 106-7). Identified within the matrix. Color lithographic poster, sight size 39 x 25 1/2 in., framed. Condition: Rippling, scattered minor creases, not examined out of frame.

N.B. Charles Sorlier used a preliminary rendering of Chagall's Sources of Music for the poster. Sources was one of two murals by Chagall to be installed in the Metropolitan Opera House. This particular production of Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) featured sets and costumes by Chagall.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

the metropolitan opera, Charles Sorlier, Paris