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Le grand cirque by MARC CHAGALL

MARC CHAGALL

(FRENCH, RUSSIAN, 1887 - 1985)

Le grand cirque , 1956

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Materials:

oil and gouache on canvas

Measurements:

62.80 in. (159.50 cm.) (height) by 121.46 in. (308.50 cm.) (width)

Markings:

Signed Marc Chagall and dated 1956 (lower right)

Exhibited:

Berne, Kunsthalle,. Marc Chagall, Oeuvres de 1950 à 1956 , 1956, no. 46. . Basel, Kunsthalle,. Oe . uvres . des 25 dernières années , 1956, no. 61. . Paris, Galerie Maeght,. Marc Chagall, 1957, no. 5. . Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts & Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, . L'oeuvre des dernières années, 1956-57, no. 147. . Hamburg, Kunstverein im Hamburg; Munich, Haus der Kunst & Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, . Marc . Chagall, 1959, no. 166, illustrated in the catalogue. . Paris, Musée des arts décoratifs,. Exposition Marc Chagall, 1959, no. 174. . South Bend, Indiana, University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, 1965. . Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, . Hommage à Marc Chagall , 1967, no. 46, illustrated in the catalogue. . Zürich, Kunsthaus (on loan). . Jerusalem, The Israel Museum,. Chagall in Israel , 2002-03

Literature:

Jacques Lassaigne, . Chagall , Paris, 1957, illustrated in color pp. 148-49. . André Pieyre de Mandiargues, . Chagall , Paris, 1974, no. 72, illustrated p. 116

Provenance:

Gustave Stern Foundation, New York (until at least 1974). . Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 8, 2007, lot 40). . Acquired at the above sale

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