MARC CHAGALL (1887-1985)
Le Cirque: one plate
lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, 1967, signed in pencil, annotated 'HC' (one of three hors-commerce impressions, aside from the edition of 24), published by Tériade Editeur, Paris, framed

Image: 16¾ x 12¾ in. (425 x 324 mm.)
Sheet: 20⅜ x 14¾ (518 x 375 mm.)

Mourlot 511; Cramer books 68
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I would like to go up to that bareback rider who has just reappeared, smiling; her dress, a bouquet of flowers. I would circle her with my flowered and unflowered years. On my knees, I would tell her wishes and dreams, not of this world. -Le Cirque, Marc Chagall

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