Lot 14: MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985), "LOVER''S HEAVEN" FROM "CHAGALL LITHOGRAPHE 1957-1962"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
from "chagall lithographe 1957-1962"
1963, pencil signed and numbered 24/40 (there was also an edition of 150), with wide margins, André Sauret Éditeur, Paris, publisher. Color lithograph on Arches.
image: 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (32.4 x 24.8cm)
sheet: 18 1/8 x 12 5/8 in. (46 x 32.1cm)
[Mourlot, 393; see Cramer books, 53]
The sheet toned, light staining (the colors faded/darkened). Minor surface soiling, some areas of discoloration that manifest as less toned areas unevenly mainly in the upper margin. Verso toned consitent with the corrogated cardboard backing against which the print has been framed. Until our examination, taped with cellophane tape along the reverse of all four margin edges (cut along three edges to allow our examination)
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