Le Grand Cirque
Artwork: Le Grand Cirque
Size: 159.5 x 308.5 cm
Medium: Oil and gouache on canvas
Creation year: 1956
Marks: Signed Marc Chagall and dated 1956 (lower right)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Gustave Stern Foundation, New York (until at least 1974); Private Collection, Switzerland (acquired from the previous and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 8, 2007, lot 40); Acquired at the previous sale
Exhibition history: Berne, Kunsthalle, Marc Chagall, Oeuvres de 1950 a 1956, 1956, no. 46; Basel, Kunsthalle, Oeuvres des 25 dernieres annees, 1956, no. 61; Paris, Galerie Maeght, Marc Chagall, 1957, no. 5; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts & Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, L'oeuvre des dernieres annees, 1956-57, no. 147; Hamburg, Kunstverein im Hamburg; Munich, Haus der Kunst & Paris, Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Marc Chagall, 1959, no. 166, illustrated in the catalogue; Paris, Musee des arts decoratifs, Exposition Marc Chagall, 1959, no. 174; South Bend, Indiana, University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, 1965; Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Hommage a Marc Chagall, 1967, no. 46, illustrated in the catalogue Zurich, Kunsthaus (on loan) Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Chagall in Israel, 2002-03

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-11-14
Lot Number: 48
Low Estimate: $10000000 [+39%]
High Estimate: $15000000 [-6%]
Hammer Price: $14000000
Sold For: $16034000