MacDougall's Russian Art Auctions 1-2 Dec 2010

1 December 2010

Artist Index / Full Catalogue

The Rose Bouquet

116. CHAGALL, MARC 1887-1985

The Rose Bouquet hand signed in pencil and numbered "19/50"

Colour lithograph on Arches vellum paper, 116 by 75 cm (paper size); 94 by 59 cm (images size)
18,000-25,000 GBP

Provenance: Anonymous sale; Old Masters, 19th and 20th Century Prints, Sotheby's New York, 12 May 1994, Lot 323.

Literature: F. Mourlot and C. Sorlier, 1998. Chagall: The Lithographs (Catalogue Raisonné), Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. Reference: Mourlot 979

This work is one of the largest lithographs in colour ever realised by the artist. In 1980, Aimé Maeght obtained some especially large lithostones and Marc Chagall produced thirteen monumental lithographs, representing his familiar subjects.

Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
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