After Marc Chagall - Modern and Contemporary Editions New York Sunday, November 15, 2009 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Fernand Mourlot/Charles Sorlier 16, Patrick Cramer books 57

  • Catalogue Essay

    Marc Chagall designed and executed stained glass windows for the synagogue attached to Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Israel, the first hospital in the state of Israel.  The Windows were later developed into a series of popular prints by Chagall and his master printer, Charles Sorlier.


Twelve Maquettes of Stained Glass Windows for Jerusalem: The Tribe of Zabulon

Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, with full margins (deckle on right and lower sides),
I. 24 3/8 x 18 1/4 in. (61.9 x 46.4 cm);
S. 29 3/8 x 20 3/4 in. (74.6 x 52.7 cm)

signed and numbered 'epreuve d'artiste 24/25' in pencil (aside from the edition of 150 in Arabic and 75 in Roman numerals), printed by Charles Sorlier at Atelier Mourlot, Paris (with the printer's stamp on the reverse), the colors slightly attenuated, pale light- and mat staining, a few areas of old tape remains along the reverse of the upper edge (two faintly staining through to the front), pale staining on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed.

$7,000 - 9,000 

Sold for $10,000

Modern and Contemporary Editions

15 Nov 2009
New York