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Nude with a Fan | Nu à l’eventail by Marc Chagall

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Edition Size: 100

Sheet Size: 28.2 x 35.1 cm. cm


Condition: Excellent

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MARC CHAGALL 1887-1985

[Shagal, Mark, Zakharovich, Moses]

Vitebsk, Belarus 1887-1985 Saint-Paul-de-Vence (Russian/French)

Title: Nude with a Fan | Nu à l’eventail, 1924

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching with Drypoint on Japan Laid Paper

Paper size: 28.2 x 35.1 cm. / 11.1 x 13.8 in. Image size: 21.2 x 27.7 cm. / 8.4 x 10.9 in.

Additional Information: This original etching with drypoint is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Marc Chagall” at the lower right corner. It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 100, at the lower left margin. There were 25 impressions on Japan laid paper a further 25 on Chine paper and 75 on Arches paper. The total edition is of 125, with the edition of 100 comprised of Japan and Arches papers. It was printed by Louis Fort in 1924 and published the following year by Editions Albert Morancé, Paris. It was included in the portfolio “Le Portfeuille des Peintres-Graveurs Indépendants pour 1925” [The portfolio of painter-printmakers 1925]. There was also a later edition of 250 unsigned and unnumbered impressions.

Literature: Kornfeld, E.W. (1971). Marc Chagall – Catalogue Raisonné de l’ouevre gravé. Vol I 1922-1966. Bern: Kornfeld & Klipstein.

Reference: Kornfeld 39

Condition: Excellent condition. Remnants of hinging tape in the upper corners, verso.


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Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall began using printmaking techniques when he was 35 years old. He produced a lot of lithographs, etchings, and woodcuts while residing in Berlin, Germany, during the time. The art dealer Vollard hired Chagall in 1923 to illustrate the Bible, La Fontaine’s Fables, and The Dead Souls by Gogol.

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