Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985)
Maternité rouge, 1980, edition of 50 plus proofs, published by Editions Maeght, Paris (Mourlot, 984). Signed "Marc Chagall" in pencil l.r., numbered "50/50" in pencil l.l. Color lithograph on paper, image size 37 x 23 5/8 in. (93.8 x 59.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Not examined out of frame.
Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.
This work is framed identically to lot 71 and 72 and is from the same consignor. To reduce risk of handle marks and creases, only a lower edge has been opened. The sheet has right and lower edges deckled, is titled in pencil on the verso at lower center, has pinpricks of aqua pigment to the right margin recto, and shows toning and mat burn like lot 72. The sheet is not laid down.
The frame measures approximately 56 x 41 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.
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