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Marc Chagall - The Bible - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograph depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours Year: 1956 Sizes: 35,5 x 26 cm / 14" x 10.2" (sheet) Published by: Édit...
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1950s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograph depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours Year: 1956 Sizes: 35,5 x 26 cm / 14" x 10.2" (sheet) Published by: Édit...
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1950s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - Colorful Bible - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograph depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours Year: 1956 Sizes: 35,5 x 26 cm / 14" x 10.2" (sheet) Published by: Édit...
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1950s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograph depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours Year: 1956 Sizes: 35,5 x 26 cm / 14" x 10.2" (sheet) Published by: Édit...
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1950s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograph depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours Year: 1956 Sizes: 35,5 x 26 cm / 14" x 10.2" (sheet) Published by: Édit...
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1950s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograph depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours Year: 1956 Sizes: 35,5 x 26 cm / 14" x 10.2" (sheet) Published by: Édit...
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1950s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograph depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours Year: 1956 Sizes: 35,5 x 26 cm / 14" x 10.2" (sheet) Published by: Édit...
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1950s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograph depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours Year: 1956 Sizes: 35,5 x 26 cm / 14" x 10.2" (sheet) Published by: Édit...
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1950s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Eve - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograph depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original lith...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - Colorful Bible King - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograph depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours Year: 1956 Sizes: 35,5 x 26 cm / 14" x 10.2" (sheet) Published by: Édit...
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1950s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Rahab and the Spies of Jericho - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

1956 After Marc Chagall 'Bible Verve, 1956' Modernism Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 25 x 16.5 inches ( 63.5 x 41.91 cm ) Image Size: 25 x 16.5 inches ( 63.5 x 41.91 cm ) Framed: No Condition: A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling Additional D...
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1950s Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

1956 After Marc Chagall 'Bible, Verve' Modernism Black & White,Yellow,White
By Marc Chagall
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Paper Size: 13.75 x 9.75 inches ( 34.925 x 24.765 cm ) Image Size: 13.75 x 9.75 inches ( 34.925 x 24.765 cm ) Framed: No Condition: D: Heavy signs of wear, Torn, Damaged. SOLD AS ...
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1950s Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Paradise - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Tamar - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Rachel - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Job - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall Cover from Drawings for the Bible
By Marc Chagall
Located in New York, NY
Original lithograph cover of Marc Chagall's "Drawings for the Bible." Published in 1960.
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1960s Modern Abstract Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Ruth Gleaning - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Sarah And Abimelech - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Adam and Eve - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Cain and Abel - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Ahasuerus Sends Vasthi Away - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - The Maid of Israel - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - David saved by Michal - from VERVE
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Lithograph from Verve depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original lithograph ...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Hagar in the Desert - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Naomi and her daughters-in-law - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Boaz wakes up and sees Ruth - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Ruth at the feet of Boaz - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

The Bible, Color Lithograph Print
By Marc Chagall
Located in Austin, TX
The Bible, Color Lithograph Print This work comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from West Chelsea Contemporary. Additional Info: Commissioned by the great Parisian Art publish...
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20th Century Abstract Expressionist Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Isaiah, from The Bible Lithographs
By Marc Chagall
Located in Washington, DC
Artist: Marc Chagall Medium: Original lithograph Title: Isaiah Portfolio: The Bible Lithographs Year: 1956 Framed Size: 21 3/4 x 17 1/2 inches Image Size: 10 3/8 x 14 inches Sheet Si...
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1950s Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jeremiah's Lamentations, from "The Bible"
By Marc Chagall
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Marc Chagall (Russian, 1887-1985) Title: Jeremiah's Lamentations from "The Bible" Publication: Verve, no. 33-34 Year : 1956 Medium: Original color lithograph Edi...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Bible : Vision of Jacob - Original lithograph (Mourlot #625)
By Marc Chagall
Located in Paris, FR
Marc CHAGALL Bible : Vision of Jacob Original lithograph Unsigned On Arches vellum 100 x 67 cm (c. 40 x 26 in) Authenticated with the blind stamp of Galerie Michel, Paris REFERENC...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Cover from Drawing for the Bible
By Marc Chagall
Located in Washington, DC
Artist: Marc Chagall Medium: Original lithograph Title: Cover Portfolio: Drawings for the Bible Year: 1960 Image Size: 15" x 23 1/2" Sheet Size: 16 1/2" x 24 1/2" Reference: Cramer 4...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

The Maid of Israel - from The Bible
By Marc Chagall
Located in Santa Monica, CA
MARC CHAGALL (1887 - 1985) THE MAID OF ISRAEL from the Bible (Mourlot 234) Color lithograph, unsigned as published by Éditions de la Revue Verve, Tériade, Paris Printed by: Atelier...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

"The Angel" from "The Bible" original color lithograph.
By Marc Chagall
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Marc Chagall (Russian, 1887-1985) Title: "TheAngel " from "The Bible" Publication: Verve, no. 33-34 Year : 1956 Medium: Original color lithograph Edition: Unumbered ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Sacrifice of Manoah from The Bible (Plate 53)
By Marc Chagall
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is an original hand colored etching by Marc Chagall, done in 1958. It is from a series entitled "The Bible", which consists of 105 original etchings. This piece is hand ...
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1950s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Watercolor, Etching

"Moses" from the suite "The Bible" Original color lithograph.
By Marc Chagall
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Marc Chagall (Russian, 1887-1985) Title: "Moses" from the suite "The Bible" Publication: Verve, no. 33-34 Year : 1956 Medium: Original color lithograph Edition: Unumb...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

"Angel With Sword" from "The Bible" original color lithograph.
By Marc Chagall
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Marc Chagall (Russian, 1887-1985) Title: "Angel With Sword" from "The Bible" Publication: Verve, no. 33-34 Year : 1956 Medium: Original color lithograph Edition: Unu...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Ahasuerus Sends Vashti Away - from "Illustrations for the Bible" - 1960
By Marc Chagall
Located in Roma, IT
Ahasuerus sends Vashti away is an original coloured lithograph realized by Marc Chagall in 1960. This artwork is one of the 24 lithographs realized for the series"Illustrations for ...
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1960s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

"Genesis-Angel of Paradise" Illustration for "The Bible" for Verve, Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Genesis-Angel of Paradise" Illustration for "The Bible" for Verve" is an original color lithograph by Marc Chagall. Chagall's characteristic way of rendering figures is seen up clos...
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1950s Modern Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Sarah and the Angels - from the series "Illustrations for the Bible" - 1960
By Marc Chagall
Located in Roma, IT
Sarah and the Angels is an original coloured lithograph realized by Marc Chagall in 1960. This artwork is one of the 24 lithographs realized for the series"Illustrations for the Bib...
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1960s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Naomi and her Daughters-in-Law -Illustration from the Series "The Bible" - 1960
By Marc Chagall
Located in Roma, IT
Naomi and Her Daughters-in-Law is an original coloured lithograph realized by Marc Chagall in 1960. This artwork is one of the 24 lithographs realized for the series"Illustrations f...
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1960s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Ruth at the feet of Boaz- from the series "Illustrations for the Bible" - 1960
By Marc Chagall
Located in Roma, IT
Ruth at the feet of Boaz is an original coloured lithograph realized by Marc Chagall in 1960. This artwork is one of the 24 lithographs realized for the series"Illustrations for the...
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1960s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall-Bible Verve-12.5" x 9.25"-Lithograph-1959-Modernism-White
By Marc Chagall
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Printed by Mourlot for ‘Art in Posters" by Sauret (1959) after the original poster, number 22.
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20th Century Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Jeremiah "Illustrations for the Bible" - Original Lithograph by M. Chagall- 1956
By Marc Chagall
Located in Roma, IT
Jeremiah is a beautiful color lithograph on paper, realized by the French master Marc Chagall (1887-1985), and printed by Atelier Mourlot - Paris. From the suite "Dessins pour La Bi...
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1950s Surrealist Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Cover Drawings for the Bible
By Marc Chagall
Located in Washington, DC
Marc Chagall Cover from Drawings for the Bible Artist: Marc Chagall Medium: Original lithograph Title: Cover Portfolio: Drawings for the Bible From VERVE, Vol. X, Nos. 37 and 38. Un...
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1960s Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Jacob Blessed by Isaac, from The Bible Etchings
By Marc Chagall
Located in Washington, DC
Artist: Marc Chagall Medium: Etching with watercolor on Arches wove Title: Jacob Blessed by Isaac Portfolio: The Bible Etchings Year: 1958 Edition: 41/100 Framed Size: 28 x 23 inche...
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1950s Figurative Prints

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Watercolor, Etching

Tamar, beautiful daughter of Judah (from Dessins pour la Bible)
By Marc Chagall
Located in Kansas City, MO
Marc Chagall Tamar, beautiful daughter of Judah (from Dessins pour la Bible) Color Lithograph Year: 1960 Size: 13.8 × 10.1 inches Publisher: Verve, Paris - France Catalogue raisonn...
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1960s Surrealist Prints and Multiples

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours On the reverse: another black and white original lithograph Year: 1960...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Animal Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Eve - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Great Bible - Original Signed Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall - The Great Bible Original Signed and Numbered Lithograph Edition: 75 1956 Dimensions: 40 x 26.5 cm Personnally offered by Ida Chagall to our provenance Marc Chagall (...
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1970s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Adam and Eve - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Adam and Eve - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - David saved by Michal - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Marc Chagall - The Bible - Sarah and the Angels - Original Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall, Original Lithograh depicting an instant of the Bible. Technique: Original lithograph in colours (Mourlot no. 234) On the reverse: another black and white original litho...
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1960s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Chagall - One plate from "The Bible" for Verve - Original Signed Lithograph
By Marc Chagall
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Marc Chagall - One plate from "The Bible" for Verve, v. VIII, no. 33-34 Original Signed and Numbered Lithograph From the rare signed edition of 75 1956 Dimensions: 40 x 26.5 cm Mourl...
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1970s Modern Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Paradise - from the series "Illustrations for the Bible" - 1960
By Marc Chagall
Located in Roma, IT
Paradise is an original coloured lithograph realized by Marc Chagall in 1960. This artwork is one of the 24 lithographs realized for the series"Illustrations for the Bible", Édition...
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1960s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Sarah and Abimelech - from the series "Illustrations for the Bible" - 1960
By Marc Chagall
Located in Roma, IT
Sarah and Abimelech is an original coloured lithograph realized by Marc Chagall in 1960. This artwork is one of the 24 lithographs realized for the series"Illustrations for the Bibl...
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1960s Surrealist Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Chagall Bible For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact chagall bible you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. There are many Modern and Surrealist versions of these works for sale. On 1stDibs, the right chagall bible is waiting for you and the choices span a range of colors that includes brown, gray, black and orange. Frequently made by artists working in lithograph, etching and paint, these artworks are unique and have attracted attention over the years. A large chagall bible can prove too dominant for some spaces — a smaller chagall bible, measuring 12.5 high and 9.25 wide, may better suit your needs.

How Much is a Chagall Bible?

The average selling price for a chagall bible we offer is $1,591, while they’re typically $125 on the low end and $14,500 for the highest priced.

marc-chagall Biography and Important Works

Described by art critic Robert Hughes as "the quintessential Jewish artist of the twentieth century," the Russian-French modernist Marc Chagall worked in nearly every artistic medium. Influenced by Symbolism, Fauvism, Cubism and Surrealism, he developed his own distinctive style, combining avant-garde techniques and motifs with elements drawn from Eastern European Jewish folk art.

Born Moishe Segal in 1887, in Belarus (then part of the Russian empire), Chagall is often celebrated for his figurative paintings, but he also produced stained-glass windows for the cathedrals of Reims and Metz, in France; for the United Nations, in New York; and for the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, as well as book illustrations, stage sets, ceramics, tapestries and fine-art prints. Characterized by a bold color palette and whimsical imagery, his works are often narrative, depicting small-village scenes and quotidian moments of peasant life, as in his late painting The Flight into Egypt from 1980.

Before World War I, Chagall traveled between St. Petersburg, Paris and Berlin. When the conflict broke out, he returned to Soviet-occupied Belarus, where he founded the Vitebsk Arts College before leaving again for Paris in 1922. He fled to the United States during World War II but in 1947 returned to France, where he spent the rest of his life. His peripatetic career left its mark on his style, which was distinctly international, incorporating elements from each of the cultures he experienced.

Marc Chagall remains one of the past century’s most respected talents — find his art on 1stDibs.

Finding the Right Prints and Multiples for You

Decorating with fine-art prints — whether they’re figurative prints, abstract prints or another variety — has always been a practical way of bringing a space to life as well as bringing works by an artist you love into your home.

Pursued in the 1960s and ’70s, largely by Pop artists drawn to its associations with mass production, advertising, packaging and seriality, as well as those challenging the primacy of the Abstract Expressionist brushstroke, printmaking was embraced in the 1980s by painters and conceptual artists ranging from David Salle and Elizabeth Murray to Adrian Piper and Sherrie Levine.

Printmaking is the transfer of an image from one surface to another. An artist takes a material like stone, metal, wood or wax, carves, incises, draws or otherwise marks it with an image, inks or paints it and then transfers the image to a piece of paper or other material.

Fine-art prints are frequently confused with their more commercial counterparts. After all, our closest connection to the printed image is through mass-produced newspapers, magazines and books, and many people don’t realize that even though prints are editions, they start with an original image created by an artist with the intent of reproducing it in a small batch. Fine-art prints are created in strictly limited editions — 20 or 30 or maybe 50 — and are always based on an image created specifically to be made into an edition.

Many people think of revered Dutch artist Rembrandt as a painter but may not know that he was a printmaker as well. His prints have been preserved in time along with the work of other celebrated printmakers such as Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and Andy Warhol. These fine-art prints are still highly sought after by collectors.

“It’s another tool in the artist’s toolbox, just like painting or sculpture or anything else that an artist uses in the service of mark making or expressing him- or herself,” says International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) vice president Betsy Senior, of New York’s Betsy Senior Fine Art, Inc.

Because artist’s editions tend to be more affordable and available than his or her unique works, they’re more accessible and can be a great opportunity to bring a variety of colors, textures and shapes into a space.

For tight corners, select small fine-art prints as opposed to the oversized bold piece you’ll hang as a focal point in the dining area. But be careful not to choose something that is too big for your space. And feel free to lean into it if need be — not every work needs picture-hanging hooks. Leaning a larger fine-art print against the wall behind a bookcase can add a stylish installation-type dynamic to your living room. (Read more about how to arrange wall art here.)

Find the fine-art prints you’re looking for on 1stDibs today.