Sale: 512 / Modern Art II, Dec. 12. 2020 in Munich Lot 510

 
510
Marc Chagall
Le verger de Philétas, 1961.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,520
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 21.175

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Le verger de Philétas. 1961.
Lithograph in colors.
Mourlot 326. Cramer Livres 46. Signed and numbered. From an edition of 60 copies. On firm wove paper by Arches (with the watermark). 42.5 x 64.4 cm (16.7 x 25.3 in). Sheet: 54 x 76 cm (21,3 x 29,9 in).
Sheet 16 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.
• Central scene of the bucolic sequence of images in which the god of love Eros appears to the old shepherd Philétas and proclaims the love of Daphnis and Chloe
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510
Marc Chagall
Le verger de Philétas, 1961.
Lithograph in colors
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 14,520
Sold:
€ 17,500 / $ 21.175

(incl. 25% surcharge)
 


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