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
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Illustrations for the Bible

Author:
Chagall, Marc

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harcourt, Brace

Date:
[1956]

Description:

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

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


 
Item number:
265432
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