Marc Chagall, ‘Self Portrait with Palette’

$9,500,000.00

  • Marc Chagall
  • Self Portrait with Palette
  • 1917
  • Oil on canvas
  • 35″ x 22.8″ (88.9 cm x 58.4 cm)
  • Signed and dated
  • Certificate by Comité Marc Chagall

Provenance:
Lisa Chagall (Shub – married name), sister of the artist (gift from the artist upon his departure
from the Soviet Union in 1922);
Igor Kornienko, grandson of Lia Chagall;
By descent to his daughter Oxana Kornienko;
Art Society, Geneva (represented by Meir Urbach);
Sotheby’s New York, November 8th, 1995, lot 55;
Private collection, Israel (the painting is currently in London).

Exhibited:
Petrograd 1918;
Long term loan to The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, July 1998 – March 2003;
Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Chagall in Israel, 10th September 2002 – 15th March 2003;
Long term loan to The Tate Gallery, London April 2005 – July 2007.

Literature:
J. Baal-Teshuva, Marc Chagall 1887-1985, Cologne, 2008, p. 84 (full page colour illustration,
p. 88).

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