CHARLES SORLIER AFTER MARC CHAGALL
1921 - 1990
FIANCÉS IN THE SKY AT NICE (M. CS 36)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1967, signed in pencil and inscribed 'épreuve de collaboration' and 'Pour [Laureun] M. Ch.', a proof aside from the numbered edition of 150 in Arabic numerals plus 75 in Roman numerals and ten artist's proofs, from Nice and the Côte d'Azur, on Arches wove paper, printed by Mourlot, Paris, framed
image: 615 by 455 mm 24¼ by 18 in
sheet: 740 by 522 mm 29⅛ by 20¾ in
With full margins, the print is in good condition apart from pale discoloration along the sheet edges, slight undulation, and short, soft handling creases along the extreme left sheet edge. The verso with a few minuscule fox marks in upper half of sheet.
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