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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, LONDON

Marc Chagall
LA PENDULE ET LE VILLAGE (ILLUSTRATION POUR LE LIVRE 'THE FIDDLE ROSE' D'ABRAHAM SUTZKEVER)
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, LONDON

Marc Chagall
LA PENDULE ET LE VILLAGE (ILLUSTRATION POUR LE LIVRE 'THE FIDDLE ROSE' D'ABRAHAM SUTZKEVER)
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Marc Chagall
1887 - 1985
LA PENDULE ET LE VILLAGE (ILLUSTRATION POUR LE LIVRE 'THE FIDDLE ROSE' D'ABRAHAM SUTZKEVER)
signed Chagall (lower right); signed in Hebrew on the verso
pen and ink and wash on paper
26.5 by 20cm., 10 1/2 by 8in.
Executed circa 1972.
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The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Chagall.

Provenance

Abraham Sutzkever, Tel Aviv (a gift from the artist)
Rina Sutzkever, Tel Aviv (by descent from the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

Abraham Sutzkever, The Fiddle Rose, Poems: 1970-1972, Detroit, 1990, illustrated p. 19

Catalogue Note

La Pendule et le village is an original illustration for the book The Fiddle Rose by the renowned Yiddish poet, and close friend of Marc Chagall, Abraham Sutzkever. This work is accompanied by an envelope addressed to Sutzkever signed by Marc Chagall twice, once in English and once in Hebrew (Fig. 1).

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