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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Marc Chagall
1887-1985
THE CELLIST
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 19,200 USD
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176

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Marc Chagall
1887-1985
THE CELLIST
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 19,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Impressionist and Modern Art

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Marc Chagall
1887-1985
1887 - 1985
THE CELLIST
signed Chagall, lower right
pencil, ink and wash on paper
10 1/4 by 7 5/8 in.
26.2 by 19.3 cm.
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Provenance

Abraham Sutzkever, Tel Aviv (gift from the artist)
(sold: Sothebys, Tel Aviv, April 4, 1994, lot 44)
Private Collection, New York

Catalogue Note

In 1953, Chagall illustrated Abraham Sutzkever's book of poems, Sibir [Siberia], for which this work is a study.  Sutzkever (born 1913) is now considered to be the world's foremost Yiddish poet.

Impressionist and Modern Art

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New York