(1887 - 1985)
DEVANT LA FENÊTRE
Stamped Marc Chagall (lower left)
Gouache, pastel, colored pencil and pencil on paper
19 by 15⅛ in. (48.3 by 38.5 cm)
Framed: 27½ by 23½ in. (69.8 by 59.6 cm)
Executed circa 1974-75.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Comité Chagall.
This work is in excellent condition. Executed on cream colored laid paper. The right, left and bottom edges are deckled. There's remnants of adhesive along the top edge of the verso from a previous mounting. The colors are bright and fresh.
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Estate of the artist
MK Fine Art, New York & Palm Beach
Howard Russeck Fine Art, Palm Beach