Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction featuring The Now

Modern & Contemporary Evening Auction featuring The Now

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Property from an Important Private European Collection

Marc Chagall

La ferme, le village

Auction Closed

March 6, 07:55 PM GMT


1,500,000 - 2,000,000 GBP

Lot Details


Marc Chagall

1887 - 1985

La ferme, le village

signed Marc Chagall (lower right); signed Marc Chagall (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

60.5 by 73.3 cm. 23 ¾ by 28 ⅞ in.

Executed between 1954-62.

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

David Rockefeller, New York

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (acquired as a gift from the above circa 1976)

Christie's, London, 27 June 1988, lot 63 (consigned by the above)

Janis Dzedens, Sweden (acquired from the above sale)

Christie’s, London, 25 June 1990, lot 66

Christie's, New York, 12 May 1998, lot 52

Private Collection (acquired from the above sale)

Christie’s, New York, 6 November 2008, lot 81 (consigned by the above)

David Benrimon Fine Art, New York (acquired from the above)

Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the above)

Sotheby’s, New York, 3 May 2011, lot 52 (consigned by the above)

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Werner Haftmann, Marc Chagall, Cologne, 1972, pp. 136-137, pl. 36, illustrated in colour (titled La ferme)

Werner Haftmann, Chagall, New York, 1984, pl. 29, illustrated 

Tokyo, Musée National d'Art Occidental and Kyoto, Musée Municipal, Marc Chagall, 1963, no. 115, p. 136, illustrated (titled Le village)

Paris, Grand Palais, Hommage à Marc Chagall, 1969-70, no. 169, pp. 11 and 180, illustrated (titled La ferme)

London, Royal Academy of Arts and Philadelphia, Museum of Art, Chagall, 1985, no. 99, pp. 227-228, illustrated (titled La ferme)

Tel Aviv Museum of Art (on loan 2012-2023)