Artist: Marc Chagall
Artwork: Lartiste Et Le Christ
Size: 31.8 x 19.4 cm
Medium: Pen and brush and India ink on paper
Creation year: 1940
Marks: Signed 'Chagall' (lower right)
Artwork details : Executed circa 1939-1940
Provenance: Estate of the artist; David McNeil, Paris (son of the artist; acquired from the previous); Anon. (acquired from the previous, 1987); sale, Christie's, London, 8 February 2007, lot 623; Acquired at the previous sale by the late owner.
Exhibition history: Milan, Studio Marconi; Catania, Biblioteca Civica, Monastero dei Benedettini; Turin, Galleria della Sindone, Palazzo Reale and Meina, Museo e centro studi per il disegno, Marc Chagall: Disegni inediti dalla Russia a Parigi, May 1988-August 1996, p. 134 (illustrated in color, p. 135); Hannover, Sprengel Museum, Marc Chagall: Himmel und Erde, December 1996-February 1997; Darmstadt, Institut Mathildenhohe, Marc Chagall: Von Russland nach Paris, Zeichnungen, 1906-1967, December 1997-January 1998; Abbazia Olivetana, Fondazione Ambrosetti, Marc Chagall: Il messaggio biblico, May-July 1998; Klagenfurt, Stadtgalerie, Marc Chagall, February-May 2000, p. 56 (illustrated); Florida, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Chagall: From Russia to Paris, Drawings and Watercolors, 1906-1967, January-February 2002, p. 57 (illustrated).