Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 515

 
515
Marc Chagall
Temple et histoire de Bacchus, 1961.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 18,300
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 22.875

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Temple et histoire de Bacchus. 1961.
Lithograph in colors.
Mourlot 346. Cramer Livres 46. Signed. From an edition of 60 copies. On firm wove paper by Arches (with the watermark). 42 x 64 cm (16.5 x 25.1 in). Sheet: 54 x 75 cm (21,2 x 29,5 in).
Sheet 39 from the series "Daphnis and Chloé", from the suite next to the book edition. Printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris, published by Tériade Éditeur, Paris. [SM].
• The series "Daphnis and Chloé" is still the greatest testimony to Chagall's graphic mastery.
• From 1959 to 1961 Marc Chagall illustrated the ancient, bucolic tale of Daphnis and Chloé by Longus for Tériade.
• Unusually multi-colored sheet
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515
Marc Chagall
Temple et histoire de Bacchus, 1961.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 18,300
Sold:
€ 18,750 / $ 22.875

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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