CHAGALL, Marc (Russian American French, 1887-1885): Samson and Delilah, created 1931-1939, printed 1956, hand colored etching on paper, signed l.r. margin and numbered 85/100 lower left margin (both in pencil), 11 inches h. x 9.5 inches w. plate, 21.75 inches h. x 14.75 inches w. visible sheet sight dimensions, 24.25 x 18.25 x 2 inches framed, W. and J. Sloane Art Center label verso identifying work as an original graphic by Mark (sic) Chagall. Period carved wooden frame, glass appears to be non-glare. Est. $2000/3000**
CONDITION: Estate discovery condition, image good, no creases or tears observed, water stain lower outside sheet edge, browning, upper outside sheet edge, paper evenly mellowed in hue over the decades. Not examined out of frame. Frame handsome with some scattered wear and separations, etc.