La Monnaie du pape (Lunaria)

1967-1968

Oil on canvas
39 ⅝ x 31 ⅞ inches/100 x 81 cm
Signed lower left: Chagall Marc;
Titled and dated on the stretcher: 1967-68;
Dedicated on the reverse: Pour Vava/Bonne Annee 1968, Marc Chagall

Provenance

Valentine Chagall, Saint-Paul-de-Vence
Estate of Chagall, Paris
Private Collection, New York

Exhibited

New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Marc Chagall: Recent Paintings 1966 – 1968
Paris, Musée du Louvre, Pavillon de Flore, Marc Chagall Peintures recentes: 1967 – 1977, October 17, 1977 – January 2, 1978
Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Rétrospective de l’oeuvre peint, July 7 – October 15, 1984
Paris, Musée Pompidou, Marc Chagall Peintures recentes, 1967 – 1977, no. 3
Florence, Palazzo Pitti, Marc Chagall a Palazzo Pitti, June 5 – September 30, 1978, no. 3
Marc Chagall Moscou et Leningrad, no. 22

Literature

Sylvie Forestier, Gli Chagall di Chagall, Milan, 1988, no. 95 (illustrated in colour)
Werner Haftmann, Chagall, New York, 1972, pp. 146 – 147, no. 41 (illustrated in color)
Werner Haftmann, Chagall, New York, 1984, pp. 114 – 115, no. 34 (illustrated in color)
Irina Antonova, Andreie Voznesensky, and Marina Bessonova, Chagall Discovered: From Russian and Private Collections, Moscow, 1988, p. 99, no. 53 (illustrated in color)

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authentication kindly issued by the Comité Marc Chagall