Black pencil, pastel and gouache on paper
35.2 x 26.6 cm 13 7/8 x 10 1/2 inches
Signed with Estate stamp lower left, Marc Chagall This was a preliminary work for pl. 47, for the 1960 Verve Bible publication. Provenance
Collection of David McNeil, the artist’s son
Private collection, Switzerland, acquired from the above in 1986.
Bundeskanzleramt Bonn (Federal Chancellery), Marc Chagall, Die Bibel: Gouachen, Aquarelle, Pastelle und Zeichnungen, 15th November 1989 – 12th January 1990; later travelled to Landesmuseum Mainz (State Museum),, 4th February – 22nd April 1990, no. 60, p. 86 (illustrated)
London, Stern Pissarro Gallery, Marc Chagall: Master of Colour, June - July 2016, pp. 66-67 (illustrated)
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Jean-Louis Prat on behalf of the Comité Chagall, dated 21st November 2013.Courtesy Stern Pissarro Gallery.