Lot 16: MARC CHAGALL, (FRENCH/RUSSIAN, 1887-1985), "LOVERS IN GREY"
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
"LOVERS IN GREY"
1957, pencil signed and numbered 27/90, with wide margins, Maeght Éditeur, Paris, publisher. Color lithograph on Arches.
image: 10 5/8 x 8 11/16 in. (27 x 22cm)
sheet: 18 3/4 x 14 7/8 in. (47 9/16 x 37 7/8cm)
With light-, mat and time staining. The sheet toned more noticeably recto. Faint surface soiling, scattered foxing present in the margins and into the image. This is more concentrated in the upper quarter of the sheet (inclusive of the upper three inches of the image). Foxing also present verso but more noticeable in the bottom quarter of the sheet. Affixed to the over mat in three places at the reverse of the upper sheet edge (showing through as lighter in tone on recto in these areas).
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