Chagall Lithographs 1974-1979 (Lithographs, Volume 5)

Chagall Lithographs 1974-1979 (Lithographs, Volume 5)

Marc Chagall, Charles Sorlier, Robert Marteau

Language: English

Pages: 260

ISBN: 0815000197

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


translated from French by John Ottaway

spectacular full color plates of the complete catalogue of Chagall's lithographs between 1974 and 1979. it seems to be the first book representing Marc Chagall on the tracker.

This is an absolutely beautiful book, arranged with notes by Charles Sorlier--the engraver under Chagall's direction--and an introduction by Robert Marteau. I cannot recommend this enough. Unless you have seen this book, I would be almost certain it includes work you have never seen of Chagall.

selling for ~$200: http://dragonbooks.com/display.php?id=9529

CHAGALL, Marc; SORLIER, Charles.
Chagall Lithographs 1974-1979. [Lithographs V] New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., [1984].

First American edition, printed in Italy.

Quarto. 250 pp., including 305 illustrations, 202 in color and 103 in black and white

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it goes without saying--any other volumes would be jaw-dropping

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sea, sky, sun — images whose charcoal strokes, eluding out- line signal a passage Primacy of plant and animal life, artifice effaced by instinct, craft released from effort, nature abandoned to the supernatural these are but a few of Chagall's of light. — he disturbs the architecture of the temple, perturbs the golden section, it is not through irreverence, but to summon us to the non-conventional, to that first perpetual intrinsic articles of faith. If instant which might renew itself,

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authorization. valueless as collectors's pieces. [89 CS i. Format: Paper The name of the engraver is ORANGE MATERNITY. 35 X 18.5 cm. lithograph produced by Char- cm. Illustration not mentioned on this 32 X 16 under the Master's direction. A very limited number of proofs, signed but not numbered. This plate was used as the cover for the program of a charity show. les Sorlier 190 CS 2. RED POPPIES (1949). Format Paper 64 X 48 cm. Illustration 55.5 X 41 cm. This print,

extensively that they can almost be considered as original engravings. However, the great integrity he invests in his work prevents him from making such a denomination. He requires that the plate bear my name each time he has not directly participa- ted in the transcription to stone. Adhemar wrote Jean Cote d'Azur « For » book in the preface to the entitled « Nice and the : of prints Fernand Mourlet has courageously taken up the this series great tradition of past

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