Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 509

 
509
Marc Chagall
Le Songe du Capitaine Bryaxis, 1961.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 12,100
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.612

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Le Songe du Capitaine Bryaxis. 1961.
Lithograph in colors.
Mourlot 328. Cramer Livres 46. Signed. On wove paper by Arches. 42 x 64 cm (16.5 x 25.1 in). Sheet: 53,5 x 75,5 c (21 x 29,7 in).
Sheet 21 from the series "Daphnis and Chloé", from the suite next to the book edition. Printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris, published by Tériade Éditeur, Paris. [EH].
• The series "Daphnis and Chloé" is still the greatest testimony to Chagall's graphic mastery.
• For the preparation of these illustrations Chagall visited Greece twice.
• Work on the lithographs "Daphnis and Chloe" took three years
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509
Marc Chagall
Le Songe du Capitaine Bryaxis, 1961.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 12,100
Sold:
€ 11,250 / $ 13.612

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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