1887 - 1985年
L'HOMME ET L'IDOLE DE BOIS (FABLES DE LA FONTAINE)
Signed Marc Chagall (lower right)
Gouache, brush and ink, crayon and pencil on paper
20 1/4 by 16 1/4 in.
51.4 by 41.2 cm
Executed circa 1927.
The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Comité Chagall.
Sale: Palais Galliera, Paris, June 23, 1964, lot 54
Sale: The Trosby Galleries, Florida, March 6, 1968, lot 48
Hammer Galleries, New York (acquired at the above sale)
Private Collection, Canada (acquired from the above in October 1968)
Thence by descent
Paris, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, La Fontaine par Chagall, 1930, no. 47
Paris, Vendôme, Chagall, 1944-45, no. 1