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Marc Chagall
1887 - 1985
PEINTRE EN FAMILLE
signed Chagall and dated 1914-17 (lower left)
pen and ink on blue paper
17.1 by 13.5cm., 6 3/4 by 5 3/8 in.
Executed in 1916-17.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Chagall.

Provenance

David McNeil, Paris (the artist's son, by descent from the artist)
Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1987; sale: Christie's, London, 8th February 2007, lot 578)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Milan, Studio Marconi (& travelling in Italy), Marc Chagall, Disegni inediti dalla Russia a Parigi, 1988, illustrated in the catalogue
Hannover, Sprengel Museum, Marc Chagall, "Himmel und Erde", 1996-97
Darmstadt, Institut Mathildenhöhe, Marc Chagall, Von Russland nach Paris, Zeichnungen 1906-1967, 1997-98
Abbazia Olivetana, Fondazione Ambrosetti, Marc Chagall, Il messaggio biblico, 1998
Klagenfurt, Stadtgalerie, Marc Chagall, 2000, illustrated in the catalogue
Florida, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Chagall, From Russia to Paris, Drawings and Watercolors 1906-1967, 2002, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue

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