ROMEO AND JULIET

Marc Chagall
ROMEO AND JULIET
lithograph
1964

An original Marc Chagall lithograph print.

1964

Original lithograph printed in colors on wove poster paper

A superb impression of the definitive state, from the edition of 5,000 with poster text (there were 200 additional impressions on Arches wove paper, and 25 artist’s proofs, printed without the text).  Transcribed by Charles Sorlier from a detail of the preliminary sketch of Chagall’s design for the ceiling of the Paris Opera, bearing his credit line “D’APRÈS MARC CHAGALL – CH. SORLIER GRAV.” at the lower left edge of the sheet.  Published by Tourism Français, Paris, as a promotional travel poster; printed by Atelier Mourlot, Paris, bearing their credit lines at the lower right edge of the sheet.

Catalog: Mourlot CS10; Chagall’s Posters Catalogue Raisonné p. 97.

25 x 38 7/8 inches

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