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Prints, Tapestries and Works on Paper by Marc Chagall Featured at artnet Auctions Sale
Marc Chagall, Carmen, 1966. Estimate: $38,500-$40,500. Photo: Courtesy artnet Auctions.
NEW YORK, NY.- – From April 30-May 4, artnet Auctions offers 45 prints, tapestries and works on paper by Marc Chagall (1887-1985) with estimates ranging from $2,000 to $80,000. The works cover the artist’s prolific career, and include his collaborations with his printer Charles Sorlier.

Chagall’s popular bouquet prints are represented by La Bataille de Fleurs (estimate: $27,000-$29,000), and Roses et Mimosas (estimate: $26,500-$28,500), both from 1967. The artist’s explorations of the Bible are presented in 13 works, including the magnificent hand-colored etching La Femme de Potiphar, 1931-1939, which shows Potiphar’s lusty young wife making erotic overtures to the prophet Joseph (estimate: $8,000-$10,000); an important pen and ink entitled The Vision of the Prophet Obadiah, 1956, which chronicles the prophet’s apocalyptic dream of the destruction of the city of Edom (estimate: $60,000-80,000); and Crucifixion Grise, 1970, one of Chagall’s most moving portrayals from the New Testament (estimate: $4,000-$6,000).

The 2nd Century Greek story of star-crossed lovers, Daphnis and Chloe, inspired Chagall to create his suite by the same name, which is among his most beautiful and highly sought-after works. Featured from the suite is Le Printemps, 1961, is a sparkling impression in rich tones of blue (estimate: $14,000-$16,000).

Chagall had a life-long love of the theater and the circus. Two extremely rare prints from Circus, 1967, are offered including one that has not appeared at auction since 1991(estimate: $55,000-65,000 each). Rounding out the sale is Carmen, 1966, which was based off of a detail of the artist’s enormous painting, The Triumph of Music, which hangs in the Metropolitan Opera in New York (estimate: $38,500-$40,500).

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