Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 517

 
517
Marc Chagall
Le piège à loups, 1961.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,890
Sold:
€ 10,625 / $ 12.856

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Le piège à loups. 1961.
Lithograph in colors.
Mourlot 312. Cramer Livres 46. Signed and numbered. From an edition of 60 copies. On firm wove paper by Arches (with the watermark). 42 x 32 cm (16.5 x 12.5 in). Sheet: 54 x 38 cm (21,3 x 15 in).
Sheet 6 from the series "Daphnis and Chloé", from the suite next to the book edition. Printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris, published by Tériade Éditeur, Paris. [KT].
• 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.
- Dynamic drawing, which is emphasized by the sheet's bright yellow color effect
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517
Marc Chagall
Le piège à loups, 1961.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 9,000 / $ 10,890
Sold:
€ 10,625 / $ 12.856

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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