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This rare, hand-signed lithograph was printed for the opening of Georges Bizet's "Carmen," the first performance at the Metropolitan Opera House at New York's Lincoln Center. The image is a detail taken from Chagall's preliminary rendering of his famed mural "The Triumph of Music," which is still on display in the opera house.

This is the first version of this image, with text. This impression comes from the signed and numbered edition of 150, aside from the unsigned, unnumbered edition of 3,000. It comes framed as shown. A second version was published the same year, without the text and with an addition of a bird in the lower left corner and a woman and child in the upper right corner. That version was published in a signed and numbered edition of 200. This work comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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Catalogue Raisonné: Pg. 108, Sorlier Posters
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Provenance:
  • Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Pickup Location: Massachusetts, USA
  • Shipping Dimensions: 51.5 x 37.5 in. (130.81 x 95.25 cm.)
  • Framed Under: Plexi
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