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Bidding History
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22064 29-Apr-2021 03:51:27 PM $12,000

822501 29-Apr-2021 03:47:57 PM $11,000 AutoBid

22064 29-Apr-2021 03:47:57 PM $10,000

822501 29-Apr-2021 03:46:39 PM $9,500 AutoBid

22064 29-Apr-2021 03:46:39 PM $9,000

822501 29-Apr-2021 03:44:08 PM $8,500 AutoBid

22064 29-Apr-2021 03:44:08 PM $8,000

822501 29-Apr-2021 03:43:52 PM $7,500 AutoBid

22064 29-Apr-2021 03:43:52 PM $7,000

822501 29-Apr-2021 03:41:42 PM $6,500 AutoBid

819044 29-Apr-2021 03:41:34 PM $6,000

822670 29-Apr-2021 03:31:41 PM $5,500

819044 29-Apr-2021 02:46:25 PM $5,000

22064 29-Apr-2021 02:27:03 PM $4,750

819044 29-Apr-2021 12:59:03 PM $4,500 AutoBid

38363 29-Apr-2021 12:58:28 PM $4,250

818438 29-Apr-2021 12:57:10 PM $4,000

819044 29-Apr-2021 12:54:40 PM $3,750 AutoBid

38363 28-Apr-2021 01:00:02 PM $3,500

18691 27-Apr-2021 08:50:23 AM $3,250

822856 09-Apr-2021 07:26:54 PM $3,000

The bidding history list updated on: Thursday, May 23, 2024 08:20:44

LOT 309

1887 - 1985

Composition champêtre
colour lithograph on Arches paper
signed and editioned Epreuve d'artiste
14 x 11 7/8 in, 35.6 x 30.2 cm

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000 CAD

Sold for: $15,000

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Acquired directly from the Artist by Joseph Liverant (1894 - 1981)
By descent within the family to the present Private Estate

Fernand Mourlot and Charles Sorlier, The Lithographs of Chagall Volume III: 1962 - 1968, 1969, reproduced page 86, listed page 178, catalogue #437

This lithograph is from the collection of Joseph Liverant, a friend of Marc Chagall. Mr. Liverant was born in Miedzyrzecz, Poland (then part of the Russian Empire) in 1894. He established a successful business in Germany but had to flee that country with the rise of Nazism in the 1930s. Fortunately, he was granted refugee status in Canada, where he used his natural flair for business to develop the international company that he had started in Europe. He was forever grateful for the opportunities that Canada gave him and, in appreciation of this, significant works from his art collection were donated to the National Gallery of Canada.

In semi-retirement, he had an apartment in Monaco and a second apartment in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France, not far from Chagall’s home near Saint Paul-de-Vence. Chagall and Liverant mixed in the same social circles and a warm friendship developed between them. The two men shared much in common. Both were multi-lingual Jewish ex-pats, were of a similar age, had many common interests and, of course, a love of art.

This lithograph was acquired directly from the artist. After Mr. Liverant's death in 1981, it was passed to his wife Marguerite, and subsequently to her son, from whose estate this work is being sold.

Please note: this work is unframed.

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