MARC CHAGALL 1887-1985
[Shagal, Mark, Zakharovich, Moses]
Vitebsk, Belarus 1887 – 1985 Saint-Paul-de-Vence (Russian / French)
Title: The Angel with the Candlestick | L’Ange au Chandelier, 1973
Technique: Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph in Colours on Arches Wove Paper
Paper size: 75 x 53 cm. / 29.5 x 20.9 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 margin.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 200, at the lower left margin.
This work was printed in 1973 by Charles Sorlier based on Chagall’s original gouache in a limited edition of 200 hand signed and numbered impressions.
It was published by Éditions des Amis du Message Biblique Marc Chagall, Nice.
This composition was also used for a poster advertising the inauguration of the Musée National Mesage Biblique Marc Chagall.
The paper bears the Arches watermark in the right margin.
Provenance: The collection of Jacquelyne Branch.
Thence by descent
Literature: Mourlot, F., & Sorlier, C. (1998). Chagall: The Lithographs V (Catalogue Raisonné). D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.
Reference: CS. 46
Condition: Very good condition. Pale, unobtrusive area of time-staining around the image. Very pale toning along the lower sheet edge and upper left corner.