Lot 66

Chagall (Marc) ARR

Le Jeu des Acrobates (Acrobats at Play), HORS COMMERCE PROOF, lithograph, wove paper, signed & marked H.C. in pencil at foot, from The Lithographs of Chagall, vol II,  [Mourlot 401], mounted, 320 x 240 mm, published by André Sauret, 1963.

*** “Their colours and their painted masks draw me toward other, strange, psychic forms which I long to paint… For me, the circus is the most tragic of all dramatic performances…  I seem to see a Don Quixote tilting at windmills, like the inspired clown who has known tears and dreams of human love.” Marc Chagall, Circus (1966)

Estimate: £1,800-£2,200