Les Amants Au Clair De Lune
Artwork: Les Amants Au Clair De Lune
Size: 65.4 x 50 cm
Medium: Gouache on paper
Creation year: 1928
Marks: Signed Marc Chagall (lower right)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed in 1927-28
Provenance: Mr & Mrs Herman E. Cooper, New York; Aca Galleries, New York; FAR Gallery, New York; Perls Galleries, New York; Edobori Gallery, Osaka; Yuichiro Araki, Okayama (acquired from the previous in 1979. Sold: Sotheby's, New York, 6th November 2013, lot 17); Purchased at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art & Kyoto, Municipal Museum, Marc Chagall, 1963, no. 149, illustrated in the catalogue (as dating from 1926-28); Tokyo Central Museum, Watercolour and Drawings in the World, 1977; Tokyo, Takashimaya, Nihonbashi; Oita, Geijutsu Kaikan; Iwate, Kenmin Kaikan; Tachikawa, Takashimaya; Tamagawa, Takashimaya & Kyoto, Takashimaya, Exposition Chagall, 1980, no. G2, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (as dating from 1926-27); Machida Tokyu, Seibu, Yao; Hiroshima, Museum of Art & Okayama, Tenmaya, Ecole de Paris, 1981, no. 24, illustrated in colour in the catalogue and on the catalogue cover ; Tokyo, Grande Galerie Odakyu; Osaka, Musee de Yamanashi, Musee Daimaru & Musee d'Art d'Hiroshima, Marc Chagall, 1983, no. 8, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (as dating from 1926-27); Tokyo, Printemps Ginza; Osaka, Nabio Museum of Art; Kitakyushu, City Museum of Art & Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture Museum of Art, Marc Chagall, 1984, no. 7, illustrated in colour in the catalogue (as dating from 1926-27); Saitama, The Museum of Modern Art, Marc Chagall, 2000, no. 14, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Okayama, Prefectural Museum of Art & Gifu, The Museum of Fine Arts, Marc Chagall - La reminiscence de l'amour, 2012, no. 52, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2018-06-19
Lot Number: 24