EXTRAORDINARY FIRST EDITION OF THE SECOND VOLUME OF CHAGALL'S LITHOGRAPHE, PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED, INSCRIBED ACROSS A TWO-PAGE SPREAD BY CHARLES CHAGALL TO HIS DAUGHTER'S SISTER-IN-LAW WITH SPLENDID ORIGINAL SKETCHES BY CHAGALL
CHAGALL, Marc. Lithographe 1957-1962 (Volume II only). France, 1963.
First trade edition, French issue, of the second volume of this catalogue raisonné, one of 500 copies printed on Grand Vélin d'Arches paper sets, richly illustrated, beautifully inscribed in green marker across the entire two-page half title spread by Chagall to his daughter's sister-in-law, Swiss psychoanalyst Marian Von Castelberg-Meyer: "Zurich. Pour Marian en souveur. Marc Chagall" ["For Marian in remembrance."], with a beautiful two-page color drawing by Chagall depicting a pink dove, a green tree, a pink person, and an orange donkey. $28,500.