Tamara et Juda. 1956. Watercolor with chalk and India ink drawing over pencil. Lower left signed, lower rigth titled. Verso with the esatte stamp "Sucession Marc Chagall Inventaire No. D2574", there inscribed "Tamar belle fille de Juda p. 38 39" by a hand other than that of the artist. On gray laid paper. 38.5 x 26.7 cm (15.1 x 10.5 in), size of sheet. Preliminary drawing for the color lithograph "Tamar belle-fille de Juda", (Mourlot 243).
Accompanied by a confirmation issued by David McNeil, the artist's son, from 28 January, 1987 (in copy).
PROVENANCE: Private collection Italy.
LITERATURE: Illustrations for the bible. Revue Verve, Paris, no. 37-38, August 1960.