Marc Chagall, 1887-1985
The Magic Flute - Die Zauberflöte.
Lithograph in colours; from a maquette in watercolour by Chagall for the ‘The Sources of Music’ at the the Metropolitan Opera, New York. Drawn on the stones by Charles Sorlier under Chagall's supervision at the Atelier Mourlot. 1967. Issued as a poster for the first performance of ‘Die Zauberflöte - The Magic Flute’ with sets and costumes by Chagall at the Metropolitan Opera, New York 1967. Drawn and printed at the Atelier Mourlot, Paris 1967.
Ref: Chagall Posters page 107 illustrated.
Excellent impression with very fresh colours. On smooth pale cream wove poster paper. Trace of an old crease running through the text - now professionally pressed and visible only in raking light. Printed to virually the full sheet size, as issued. Sheet: 1013 x 658mm.
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