Vitebsk [Memorial Volume]

AUCTION 33 | Tuesday, June 20th, 2006 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Including Hebrew Printed Books, Manuscripts, & Autograph Letters

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Lot 36

Vitebsk [Memorial Volume]

Title with original illustration by Marc Chagall in blue ink and signed by him in Yiddish characters pp. (8); cols.508; pp. (2). Crisp, clean copy. Cloth, rubbed. Sm. folio

Tel-Aviv : Achduth for Irgun Olei Vitebsk be-Yisrael 1957

Est: $600 - $900
The title page of the Memorial Volume for Vitebsk, birthplace of arguably the foremost Jewish artist of the 20th century, Marc Chagall (1887-1985), was graced with a pen and ink drawing by the artist in his inimitable style.