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Marc Chagall (1887-1985) - 'La Bible' in 2 delen met 104 originele etsen - L' Ancien Testament - Paris, éditeur Tériade

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Etching - Frontispiece personally signed by the artist-, Signed - 1956 - Numbered 202

Artist: Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Title of artwork: 'La Bible' in 2 delen met 104 originele etsen - L' Ancien Testament - Paris, éditeur Tériade
Year: 1956 - Numbered 202
Technique: Etching
Signature: Frontispiece personally signed by the artist-, Signed
Condition: Overall in good condition
Sold with frame: No
Total dimensions: 47×35×13 cm

Special book in 2 parts with 104 etchings by Marc Chagall (1887-1985) called La Bible / L'Ancien Testament.
Personally signed by Chagall on the frontispiece, edition 202 of 275.

DETAILS: La Bible is published with 105 etchings. This copy is missing 1 etching from book II, namely plate 89: Salut pour Jéruzalem. Title page and text are present and are photographed

Details:
2 parts, 104 etchings, various dimensions.
Volume I: 57 etchings apart from the text (32 signed in the print)
Volume II: 47 etchings apart from the text (45 signed in the print)
Personally autographed on the frontispiece
Published by: 202 / 275
Text translation: Geneva 1638 / published by tériade, Paris, 1956

On paper. Montval
66 etchings printed by Maurice Potin (1931-1939)
39 etchings printed by Raymond Haasen (1952-1956)
The text printed by: 'Imprimerie Nationale.

Condition: generally in good condition with signs of old age. Slight discoloration on the reverse of some of the etchings. The box and the cover of both books are very slightly discoloured. The edges and corners have very light damage such as raised edges, superficial scratches and small scuff marks on the cover paper. On book I is a small ballpoint pen stripe on the spine. (see photos)
A slight restoration was carried out on the cover and flyleaf by a qualified paper-restorer.
Signature: bottom right on the frontispiece.

During the auction, the work can be view by appointment at Art Dumay in Nuenen
Upgraded shipping, additionally insured by art transport. Due to customized packaging, it may take a few days longer before the parcel is shipped. You are free to choose to collect and organise your own transport. In this case you are personally responsible for proper packaging of the object.

The Russian artist Marc Chagall was born in Liozno by Vitebsk in 1887. He grew up in a poor Jewish environment. After drawing lessons, he went to Saint Petersburg to study at the Academy of Fine Arts. After a period in Paris and Berlin, he returned to Russia when the First World War broke out.

His work is often associated with surrealism. When actually, it is not part of any style in particular, but can be seen as part of many different styles. Chagall has his own dreamlike style. He was inspired by Russian folk art and life, the memories of his youth and the role of Judaism in this. He combined elements of this with, among others, the colour of the modern styles which he encountered in Paris. The Parisian surrealists were searching to make that which is above reality, visible. But the ideas that Chagall brought to life on his canvases, did not completely match with those of the Surrealists. "At a very early age, I already felt the need to create an illogical world’, he says.

Chagall was also frequently inspired by the Bible. This started with the creation of illustrations, but was interrupted by the Second World War, when he fled to America. Sixty etchings under the name ‘Message biblique’ were ready by this time. When the Bible of Chagall was finally published in 1956 by another publisher, Thériade, there were a hundred and five.

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