Marc Chagall - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, January 17, 2024 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, UK
    Whitewall Galleries, Nottingham
    Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 2019

  • Literature

    Fernand Mourlot 36
    Patrick Cramer Books 18

Property from a Private UK Collection


Then the Boy Displayed to the Dervish his Bosom, Saying: 'Look at my Breasts which be Goodlier than the Breasts of Maidens and my Lipdews are Sweeter than Sugar Candy...', plate 1 from Four Tales from the Arabian Nights (M. 36, C. Bks. 18)

Lithograph in colours, on Utopian laid paper, with full margins.
I. 37.5 x 28.3 cm (14 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.)
S. 43.2 x 33 cm (17 x 12 7/8 in.)

Signed, annotated 'Pl. 1', and numbered 9/90 in pencil (there were also 10 in Roman numerals and 11 lettered A-K), published by Pantheon Books, New York, framed.

£10,000 - 15,000 

Sold for £16,510

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Rebecca Tooby-Desmond
Specialist, Head of Sale, Editions

Robert Kennan
Head of Editions, Europe

Anne Schneider-Wilson
Senior International Specialist, Editions

Louisa Earl
Associate Specialist, Editions

Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 17 - 18 January 2024