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Marc Chagall

Profil bleu du peintre pour les amis Cain

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall

Profil bleu du peintre pour les amis Cain

Profil bleu du peintre pour les amis Cain

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Lot sold:

69,300

USD

Marc Chagall

1887 - 1985

Profil bleu du peintre pour les amis Cain


Signed Marc Chagall, dated Vence 1957, and inscribed pour les amis Julien Cain (lower right); signed Marc Chagall (lower center)

Watercolor and brush and ink and pen and ink on paper

15 by 22 in. (37.9 by 56 cm)

Framed: 22⅛ by 29¼ in. (56.3 by 74.3 cm)

Executed in Vence in 1957.


The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Comité Chagall.

The work is executed on cream wove paper, which is the frontispiece of "Derriere le miroir" (ed. Galerie Maeght, 1957) but not bound in the original volume. The sheet hinged to a window mount with plastic tabs at six places along the verso and two photo corners for the upper left and lower left corners. The medium is fresh and well preserved. Minor creasing along the centerfold. A small tear at the upper center of the fold. Extremely light foxing at the lower left and upper right corners. One diagonal crease in the upper left corner. The sheet is undulating slightly. This work is in overall good condition.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Julien Cain, Paris (a gift from the artist in 1957)

Private Collection, Europe

Acquired by the present owner in 2018