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After Marc Chagall (French/Russian, 1887-1985)

Two lithographic posters in colors; Romeo & Juliet, 1965; 25" x 38 7/8" (sheet); Printer: Mourlot, Paris; Publisher: French Tourist Bureau, Paris; Carmen, 1966; 39 1/4" x 25 1/4" (sheet); Printer: Mourlot, Paris; Publisher: Charles Sorlier; Provenance: Private Collection, Pennsylvania

Sale Price: $2,250

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Condition Report

R & J: The decoration for the ceiling of the Paris Opera by Chagall was commissioned by Andre Malraux, then the Cabinet Minister in charge of Cultural Affairs. Handling marks, light creases on upper and lower right corners, bottom edge has some paper loss and small tears. Upper right quadrant has been professionally repaired. Carmen: Light handling marks, multiple creases upper right quadrant, small 1/2 tear along left edge