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  • Literature

    Fernand Mourlot and Charles Sorlier 39
    Charles Sorlier p. 111

  • Catalogue Essay

    This large and layered lithograph was created from a detail taken from the upper left corner The Triumph of Music, the monumental mural Chagall had painted for the south wall of the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center Plaza in 1966. The male figure in the middle is Rudolf Bing, the director of the New York Opera and sponsor of the printing.

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Carmen, by Charles Sorlier

1966
Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins,
I. 39 1/2 x 25 5/8 in. (100.3 x 65.1 cm)
S. 39 7/8 x 26 1/8 in. (101.3 x 66.4 cm)

signed in black crayon and numbered 106/200 in pencil, published by the Metropolitan Opera, New York, framed.

Estimate
$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for $47,500

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New York Auction 25 April 2016