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Le Village Bleu

Marc Chagall-Le Village Bleu-1959

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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Le Village Bleu
Size:
78 x 71 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1959
Marks
Signed Marc and dated 1955-59 (lower left) and signed Chagall (lower right); signed Chagall on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Painted in 1955-59
Provenance :
Mr & Mrs Leigh Block, Chicago (acquired by 1961); Acquavella Galleries, New York; Private Collection (sold: Sotheby's, London, 26th March 1980, lot 34); Private Collection (purchased at the previous sale. Sold: Christie's, London, 25th June 1996, lot 51); Purchased atthe previous sale by the father of the present owner
Exhibition History :
Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Museum of Art (on loan); Zurich, Kunsthaus, Chagall, 1967, no. 157; Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Hommage a Marc Chagall, 1967, no. 50 (titled La Ville bleue and as dating from 1953-59)

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2018-02-28
Lot Number :
1
Low Estimate :
$2,123,310[+107%]*
High Estimate :
$3,538,850[+24%]*
Hammer Price :
$4,388,174
Sold For :
$5,167,995*