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MARC CHAGALL 1887-1985
[Shagal, Mark, Zakharovich, Moses]
Vitebsk, Belarus 1887-1985 Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes

Title: Inspired | L’Inspiré, 1963

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph in Colours on Arches Wove Paper

Paper size: 46 x 32.5 cm. / 18.1 x 12.8 in.
Image size: 33 x 25 cm. / 13 x 9.8 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 numbered in pencil from the edition of 40, at the lower left margin
The work is the eighth composition (of twelve) which Chagall prepared for inclusion in the second volume (Tome II) of the catalogue raisonné of lithographs.
This work was printed in 1963 in a limited edition of 40 signed and numbered impressions by Mourlot, Paris. It was published by André Sauret Éditeur, Paris. These forty impressions were reserved for the artist.
The paper bears a partial Arches watermark in the lower right corner.

Literature:
Mourlot, F., & Sorlier, C., (1969). Chagall: The Lithographs III: 1962-1968 (Catalogue Raisonné). D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.
Reference: Mourlot 398

Condition: Very good condition. Two pin holes in the upper corners. A skilfully repaired 5 mm tear at the right sheet edge.