MARC CHAGALL 1887-1985
[Shagal, Mark, Zakharovich, Moses]
Vitebsk, Belarus 1887-1985 Saint-Paul-de-Vence (Russian/French)
Title: The Rider and the Rooster | L’écuyère et le coq, 1943
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Wood Engraving on Japan Paper
Paper size: 47.5 x 33 cm. / 18.7 x 13 in.
Image size: 17.6 x 11.2 cm. / 7 x 4.4 in.
Additional Information: This original wood engraving is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Marc Chagall” at the lower right margin.
It is also hand numbered in pencil “14/20” at the lower left margin.
The artist created this rare subject in 1943 whilst in New York, but it was published in a limited number of 20 impressions in the early 1950s.
Literature: Kornfeld, E.W. (1971). Marc Chagall – Catalogue Raisonné de l’ouevre gravé. Vol I 1922-1966. Bern: Kornfeld & Klipstein.
Reference: Kornfeld 84
Condition: Excellent condition. (A 50 mm crease into the right of the image. A 3 mm. hole in the left of the image).