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Marc Chagall Lithograph "Le Piège à Loups"

Item Details

Unsigned

A lithograph on paper titled Le Piège à Loups pulled from the Daphnis & Chloé series by well-listed artist Marc Chagall (1887-1985). This work depicts a figure in a field with a red bull and blue goat. The composition is set against a yellow background with hills. This piece is not signed by the artist and was printed by printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris. It is presented behind glass in a whtie and red double mat and gold tone wood frame. Hanging hardware is present to he verso of the piece.

Literature
Patrick Cramer, Marc Chagall: The Illustrated Books, no. 46

Marc Chagall was a renowned Jewish artist born July 7, 1887 in Vitebsk, Russia, who later moved to Paris and gained French citizenship. Chagall studied at the Imperial Society for the Protection of the Arts in Saint Petersburg. He was a member of the Ecole de Paris and was part of the Salon des Indépendants and the Salon d’Automne in the early 1900s. In addition to Paris and St. Petersburg, Chagall traveled and exhibited globally including Amsterdam, Jerusalem and New York City. Having lived through World War I and World War II, his work was influenced by these events. Chagall’s work is inspired by his Jewish heritage and his home town of Vitebsk, and incorporates elements of Fauvism and Cubism as well as aspects of traditional Russian and Jewish folk art. His work has been exhibited and collected internationally both privately and by institutions including the Guggenheim, the Museum of Modern Art, Centre Pompidou and Tate Modern.

Condition

- slight wear to edges of frame

Dimensions

22.5" W x 26.5" H x 1.0" D

- measures the frame; visible image dimensions: 12" W x 16" H

Item #

18ATL034-430

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