Property from a Private Collection
1887 - 1985
LE ROI DAVID
stamped Marc Chagall (toward lower left)
painted circa 1979
oil, tempera, pen and ink and pastel on canvas
9½ by 6¼ in.
24 by 16 cm.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Comité Chagall.
This work is in excellent condition. The canvas is unlined. The colors are vivid. Under UV light: no inpainting is apparent.
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Estate of the artist
Acquired from the above in 1996