CHARLES SORLIER AFTER MARC CHAGALL
1921 - 1990
TWELVE MAQUETTES OF STAINED GLASS WINDOWS FOR JERUSALEM (M. CS. 12-23)
The set of twelve lithographs printed in colors, 1964, each signed in pencil, eleven inscribed 'épreuve d'artiste 3/25', one numbered 137/200, from the total edition of 235, on Arches wove paper, published by Mourlot, Paris, framed (12 prints)
images approx: 618 by 461 mm 24⅜ by 18⅛ in
sheets approx: 745 by 530 mm 29⅜ by 20⅞ in
The prints are in good condition, with full margins apart from faint light-stain, darker at mat opening and the colors are slightly attenuated. The margins and versos of each with an occasional inconspicuous spot of surface soiling, discoloration, or stray ink and a few handling creases. The versos with multiple hinge remnants along the sheet edges except 'Levi', which has a thin band of adhesive stain along the upper sheet edge.
For condition notes on the individual prints, please contact the department.
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