Marc Chagall
Plate 8 from In the Land of the Gods
1967

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This piece is an original lithograph by Marc Chagall, done in 1967. It was created as a part of a series of illustrations for the book "In the Land of the Gods", which consists of 12 original lithographs and was printed in 120 copies.

The corresponding text for this piece from "In the Land of the Gods" reads:
"For a woman, what remains? What has she received? Beauty. Therein lies her faithful armoury of darts and shield. Devouring flame and warrior's fire, all must yield to her...She is beautiful." -Anacreon

This piece is hand signed and numbered epreuve d'artiste 24/25 from the edition of 25 artist proofs on Velin d'Arches (See multiple edition sizes below). The sheet measures 25.6 x 20 inches and the framed dimensions are 33 x 27.5 inches. This piece is referenced as number 536 in "Chagall Lithographe, Vol. III" by Fernand Mourlot and Charles Sorlier.

Editions Sizes:
-20 copies on nacred Japon paper numbered 1 to 20 in roman numerals, reserved for the artist.
-100 copies on Velin d'Arches paper; 75 of these are numbered 1 to 75 in arabic numerals, while the other 25 are artist's proofs numbered 76 to 100 in roman numerals.
-A few named copies were also printed for the artist, the author and those who worked on the publication.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    25.6 in. H x 20 in. W
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU56131704353
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