MARC CHAGALL 1887-1985
[Shagal, Mark, Zakharovich, Moses]
Vitebsk, Belarus 1887-1985 Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes (Russian/French)
Title: Blue Landscape | Paysage bleu, 1958
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Inscribed Lithograph in Colours on Arches Wove Paper
Paper size: 58 x 75.5 cm. / 22.8 x 29.7 in.
Image size: 50 x 65 cm. / 19.7 x 25.5 in.
Additional Information: This original lithograph in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Marc Chagall” at the lower right margin.
It is also inscribed in pencil “épreuve d’artiste” [artist’s proof], at the lower left margin. Our impression is an artist’s proof aside from the standard edition of 75.
This work was by Mourlot, Paris and was published by Maeght Éditeur, Paris.
The paper bears the Arches watermark in the lower margin.
Note: Another artist proof of this edition is part of the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia.
Provenance: The collection of Virginia F John, Wisconsin, USA
Literature: Mourlot, F., & Sorlier, C., (1963). Chagall: The Lithographs II: 1957-1962 (Catalogue Raisonné). D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.
Reference: Mourlot 221
Condition: Very good condition. Very pale, unobtrusive staining at the extreme sheet edges..