The Meeting of Ruth and Boaz, from Dessins pour la Bible, 1960, from the signed edition of 50, published by Revue Verve, Paris, printed by Mourlot Frères, Paris (Cramer Books, 42). Signed "Marc Chagall" in pencil l.r., numbered "8/50" in pencil l.l., identified on a label from William A. Findlay, Inc., Chicago, affixed to the backing. Color lithograph on cream paper, image size 14 x 10 5/8 in. (35.4 x 26.8 cm), framed. Condition: Even toning, not examined out of frame. Estimate $3,500-5,500
Sheet size is 20 1/2 x 14 7/8 in. (52.0 x 37.8 cm). Arches paper with partial watermark and deckled lower edge. Toning, mat burn. Hinged to window mat with masking tape at center top edge of the verso, leading to uneven toning to top edge of recto due to buffer provided by the masking tape "hinge." No additional condition issues to report.
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