Sale: 502 / Modern Art II, July 18. 2020 in Munich Lot 427

 
427
Marc Chagall
Merci pour le beau séjour, 1952.
Mixed media. Watercolor, pastel and ink
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,280
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 16.362

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Merci pour le beau séjour. 1952.
Mixed media. Watercolor, pastel and ink.
Signed and dated "Poros 4-9-1952" lower left, as well as inscribed with "merci pour le beau sejour" lower center. Verso with handwritten inscriptions. On Velin paper. 29.5 x 24.6 cm (11.6 x 9.6 in), Sheet size.

• Dedicated to the friend and publisher Tériade
• Tériade (actually Efstratos Eleftheriades) commisioned Chagall with the cycle Daphnis and Chloe
• Marvelous combination of a soft representation and strong colors
• From the important year 1952
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Accompanied with a certificate by the Comité Marc Chagall from 7 October 2005.

PROVENANCE: Private Collection Baden-Württemberg
Private Collection North Rhine-Westphalia.

LITERATURE: Christie's, New York, 1724. Auction Impressionist and Modern Works on Paper, 9 November 2006, Lot-Nr. 214.

427
Marc Chagall
Merci pour le beau séjour, 1952.
Mixed media. Watercolor, pastel and ink
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,280
Sold:
€ 13,750 / $ 16.362

(incl. 25% surcharge)