Description & Technical information

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Jean-Louis Prat on behalf of the Comité Chagall dated 21st November 2013.

This was a preliminary work for the 1956 Verve Bible publication.

This original artwork by Marc Chagall is available for immediate purchase.

Date:  Executed in 1955-56
Period:  20th century
Origin:  10A, SPG
Medium: Indian ink and pencil on paper
Signature: Signed with Estate stamp lower right, Marc Chagall
Dimensions: 38.1 x 28.1 cm (15 x 11 inches)
Provenance: Collection of David McNeil, the artist’s son
Private collection, Switzerland, acquired from the above in 1986
Exhibitions: Bundeskanzleramt Bonn (Federal Chancellery), P. Von Zaberon, 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. 66, p. 92 (illustrated).
London, Stern Pissarro Gallery, Marc Chagall: Master of Colour, June – July 2016, pp. 74-75 (illustrated)

Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints