Caïn et Abel (Cain and Abel)

Marc Chagall, Russian-French, born Belarus, 1887 - 1985


1958-1959; published 1960

Color lithograph on wove paper


Sheet: 14 × 10 3/8 in. (35.6 × 26.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund


Portfolio / Series Title

Dessins pour la Bible (Drawings for the Bible) for the Revue Verve


Atelier Mourlot Frères, Paris, France


E. Tériade, Editions de la Revue Verve, Paris


Place Made: Russia, Europe


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Reverse, printed, in black ink, center: [image of dove and crescent moon; original lithograph Mourlot n. 261]

Exhibition History

Selections from the Permanent Collection: The Figurative Tradition in Modern and Contemporary Color Intaglio Prints and Lithographs, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 10, 1991.


Ferdinand Roten Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland; sold to present collection, 1965.

Catalogue Raisonne

F. Mourlot, Boston, 1969, no. 238.and no. 261; Cramer 42

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