Fine Prints & Photography

April 06 - 11, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 181
MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
  • MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
  • MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
  • MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)

181

MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985), Russian/French

LE THÉ DU MATIN (MORNING TEA) FROM GOGOL’S "DEAD SOULS" (LES AMES MORTES), 1923-1948 [CRAMER, 17]

Etching and drypoint with stippling printed in black ink on Japon nacre paper; titled to gallery label verso. Commissioned by Vollard in 1927 and published by Teriade, Paris in 1948. From the edition of 335 (there were also 33 hors commerce copies numbered in Roman numerals).
Plate/Sheet 9.1 x 11.7 in — 23 x 29.7 cm; 14.8 x 10.9 in — 37.5 x 27.8 cm

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $840
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Paul Proute, Estampes et Dessins De Choix, Paris gallery label verso;
The Estate of Grant L. Reuber, Toronto