New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1973. First American edition. Hardcover. Folio (13 x 10"). 199, pp. Original acetate over illustrated dust-jacket and grey cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover. Lithographic frontispiece.
"Marc Chagall's "Biblical Message" provides a comprehensive view of the artist's series of 17 large oil paintings and 38 gouaches on Old Testament themes. In these paintings, Chagall makes the Bible contemporary by conveying the emotional, psychological, and philosophical essence of the biblical stories being told" (From the Publishers).
The striking lithographic frontispiece was printed by Mourlot, in Paris.
Sporadic closed tears to acetate cover. Dust-jacket with tiny closed tear at upper margin of front cover. Acetate in overall good-, dust-jacket, binding and interior in very good condition. g- to vg. Item #42580