MARC CHAGALL 1887 – 1985
[Shagal, Mark, Zakharovich, Moses]
Vitebsk, Belarus 1887 – 1985 Saint-Paul-de-Vence (Russian/French)
Title: The Song of Songs | Le Cantique des Cantiques, 1975
Technique: Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph in Colours on Arches Wove Paper
Paper size: 71 x 53.5 cm. / 28 x 21 in.
Image size: 52 x 43 cm. / 20.5 x 16.9 in.
Additional Information: This lithograph is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Marc Chagall” at the lower right corner.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 200, at the lower left margin.
It was printed by Charles Sorlier at Atelier Mourlot in 1957 in a limited edition of 200 signed and numbered impressions based on Chagall’s oil painting “Le Cantique des Cantiques III” (now in the collection of the Musée National Marc Chagall, Nice).
It was published by Éditions des Amis du Message Biblique Marc Chagall, Nice.
The paper bears the Arches watermark.
This work was used for a poster advertising the Musée National Message Biblique Marc Chagall in Japan.
Literature: Sorlier, C. (1984). Chagall Lithographs. Vol. V 1974 – 1979. Crown Publishers, Inc.: New York.
Reference: CS 47
Condition: Very good condition. Very pale, unobtrusive staining around the image.