MacDougall Auctions 15 June 2007

15 Jun 2007

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


The Bridge

133. CHAGALL, MARC 1887-1985

The Bridge signed, dated 1910 and inscribed in Cyrillic “Bridge”.

Original wash, brush and ink, pencil and crayon on paper, 22 by 16 cm.
12,000-18,000 Pounds


Authenticity certificate from David McNeil, son of the artist.

Exhibited: Marc Chagall, Disegni inediti dalla Russia a Parigi,

Studio Marconi, Milan, Italy, May–July 1988.
Marc Chagall, Disegni inediti dalla Russia a Parigi, Galleria della Sindone, Palazzio Reale, Turin, Italy, Dec.1990–March 1991.

Literature: V. Rakitin, Chagall, Disegni inediti dalla Russe a Parigi, Milan, 1989. p. 42 and 43, ill.
This bridge is probably one over the Dvina River near Vitebesk.
See written catalogue for full information.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.