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Cantique de David by  Marc Chagall - Masterpiece Online
Cantique de David
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    Marc Chagall

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  • Frame Size:32 X 29
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  • Medium:Lithograph
  • Product type:UNIQUE


Marc Chagall (1887-1985, Russian/French) - "Cantique de David" (Song of David) is one of 105 etchings from the artist's Bible Series. This is a very rare and nearly impossible work of art to find in the secondary market. The etching is hand colored by Chagall in watercolor on Arches wove paper and the framing is magnificent. The piece depicts David, freed from all of his enemies, singing a hymn of victory to the Lord. Full provenance papers are included. This work of art was published by Teriade in 1956. The piece is initialed M.Ch. and numbered 69/100 in pencil. It measures 29 x 32 inches framed and matted to museum specifications to preserve the work forever. La Bible is considered one of Chagall's most important works. In 1930, Marc Chagall was commissioned by notable art dealer and publisher, Ambroise Vollard, to complete an illustrated series of the Bible. Vollard believed the Bible was the most important piece of literature of all time and the cornerstone of Western tra

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