Marc Chagall Eiffel Tower Lithograph (Offrande à la Tour Eiffel)
Original, vintage Marc Chagall colour lithograph created for the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition of original prints by Mourlot Imprimeurs. Marc Chagall A Tribute to the Eiffel tower is an edition of 1500. Created by master printer Charles Sorlier for Mourlot, Paris. Chagall Eiffel Tower lithograph was printed on Vélin d’Arches paper in six colours.
Paris, the city for lovers and dreamers alike, has been an inspiration to artists for centuries and Chagall is perhaps one of the most well-known. The beauty of Chagall Offrande à la Tour Eiffel (Tribute to the Eiffel Tower), 1964 speaks for itself in the mastery of colour and form as it all blends together effortlessly in a touching scene with the Eiffel Tower and an offering of a bouquet.
Dimensions: 71.8 x 52 cm
Paper: Vélin d’Arches paper
Printers: Mourlot, Paris
Reference: 1. Sorlier, Charles. Chagall Lithographs, Volume III 1962-1968. New York: Crown Publishers, 1986. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 416a on pg. 58.
2. Gauss, Ulrike, ed. Marc Chagall: The Lithographs, La Collection Sorlier, Stuttgart, 1960. Listed and illustrated as catalogue raisonné no. 416a on pg. 194.
Comes with a certificate of provenance, signed and dated