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Property from the Collection of Isadore and Nancy Marder
1887 - 1985
signed Marc Chagall and dated 1953 (lower left)
brush and ink and ink wash on paper
18½ by 23½ in.
47 by 59.7 cm.
Executed in 1953.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Comité Chagall.
This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream laid paper, which has been laid down on canvas. The work is hinged in three places along the top edge to the mount. The canvas was previously mounted on a stretcher. Minor abrasion to the upper center, near the top edge. Two faint spots of discoloration at the lower right edge.
Framed: 26½ by 31¼in. (67.3 by 79.4 cm)
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