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After Marc Chagall (Russian/French, 1887-1985) Die Zauberflöte, Mozart, Metropolitan Opera

Auction:
3192B
Lot:
403
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3192B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

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

Die Zauberflöte, Mozart, Metropolitan Opera, 1967, edition of 3,000, published by Editions of the Metropolitan Opera, New York, published by Charles Sorlier, printed at Atelier Mourlot, Paris (Mourlot, CS38; Sorlier, pp. 106-7). Identified within the matrix. Color lithographic poster, sight size 39 x 25 1/2 in., framed.
Condition: Rippling, not examined out of frame.

N.B. Charles Sorlier used a preliminary rendering of Chagall's Sources of Music for the poster. Sources was one of two murals by Chagall to be installed in the Metropolitan Opera House. This particular production of Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) featured sets and costumes by Chagall.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


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Keywords

the metropolitan opera, Charles Sorlier, B. Charles Sorlier, Paris, Kiri Te Kanawa, Lincoln Center, Lithography, Marc Chagall, Metropolitan Opera, Modern art, Modern painters, Mourlot, Printmaking, School of Paris, Visual arts

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