Lot 434
  • 434

MARC CHAGALL | La Lecture

Estimate
120,000 - 180,000 EUR
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Description

  • Marc Chagall
  • La Lecture
  • stamped with the signature MArc chAgAll (lower centre)
  • oil, pastel, tempera, ink and India ink on canvasboard
  • 22,3 x 16,3 cm; 8 3/4 x 6 3/8 in.
  • Executed circa 1978.

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Private collection
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1996

Condition

The board is stable. Examination under UV light reveals no evidence of retouching. Colours are fresh and vivid. There is some slight frame rubbing the extreme edge. This work is in overall very good condition.
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Catalogue Note

The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Comité Chagall.