Le Coq et la perle (The Rooster and the Pearl), Plate 11 from Les Fables de La Fontaine ( La Fontaine's Fables)
Marc Chagall, Russian-French, born Belarus, 1887 - 1985
about 1927-1930; published 1952
Etching and drypoint on laid paper
Plate: 11 15/16 × 9 in. (30.3 × 22.9 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/2 × 13 1/8 in. (41.9 × 33.3 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase
Maurice Potin, Paris
Tériade Editeur, Paris
Place Made: Russia, Europe
Not on view
Signed, in plate, lower left: ChAgAll; inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: II [in later hand]; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: The rooster and the pearl [in later hand] Watermark, lower right: [figure in the letter "C" or possibly crescent moon]
SART 27, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2012
SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2012
SART 27, SART 28, SART 74, Printmaking I, II, III, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2013
SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I: Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2013
SART 27, SART 28, Printmaking I-Intaglio, Printmaking II, Louise Hamlin, Winter 2014
SART 27, SART 28, SART 74, Printmaking I, Printmaking II, Printmaking III, Louise Hamlin, Spring 2014
The Landscape: Prints and Drawings from the Permanent Collection, Lower Jewitt Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12-August 9, 1981.
Ferdinand Roten Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland; sold to present collection, 1955.
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