Lot 48 of 766:
Illustrations for the Bible by Marc Chagall 1956  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,320
$2,000 - $3,000

Illustrations for the Bible

Chagall, Marc

New York

Harcourt, Brace



Text by Jean Wahl. Appreciation by Meyer Schapiro. Illustrated throughout by Chagall, including 16 original color lithographs and 12 in black. (Folio) 35.5x26.5 cm (14x10½"), original lithographed boards. First American Edition.

Chagall's masterful interpretation of the Old Testament. The French edition of the book constituted a double number (33-34) of Verve; this American edition, published by Harcourt, Brace & Co., was produced in France, with the heliogravures printed by Draeger Freres, and the lithographs, both color and black, printed by Mourlot Freres.

Lot Amendments

Boards with wear to edges, a bit shaken, endpapers creased and with tears, old gift card stapled to front endpaper; lithographs fine.

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