MARC CHAGALL 1887-1985
[Shagal, Mark, Zakharovich, Moses]
Vitebsk, Belarus 1887 – 1985 Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes (Russian/French)
Title: The Blue Bird | L’oiseau bleu, 1968
Technique: Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph in Colours on Arches Wove Paper
Paper size: 71 x 52 cm. / 28 x 20.5 in.
Image size: 55.5 x 43.2 cm. / 21.9 x 17 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 1968 by Charles Sorlier after a 1964 gouache by the artist.
The paper bears the Arches watermark in the right margin.
Literature: Mourlot, F., & Sorlier, C. (1998). Chagall: The Lithographs V (Catalogue Raisonné). D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.
Reference: CS. 41
Condition: Very good condition. A pale band of time-staining around the image. Remnants of adhesive along the upper sheet edge, verso.