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Self-Portrait with White Collar

Marc Chagall, French (born Russia), 1887 - 1985

Object Details
Private collection, Belgium, as of 1929 [1]. Chester Dale (1883-1962), New York, as of 1944; sale, Chester Dale, Parke-Bernet, New York, March 16, 1944, no. 13 (illus.) [2]; purchased by Pierre Matisse (dealer). Louis E. Stern, New York, 1944 (from Matisse?) [3]; bequest to PMA, 1963.1. See Sélection, no. 6, 1929, illus. p. 95, as "Coll. part[iculaire], Belgique." In his 1928 Chagall monograph André Salmon records at least four different collectors of Chagall in Belgium.2. Listed as "property of a New York private collector." The painting was not included in exhibitions of the Chester Dale collection in 1928, 1931, 1942 or 1943, nor was it included in the 1929 and 1943 monographs on the Chester Dale collection.3. Stern lent the painting to the exhibition "French Paintings of the 20th Century" at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in 1944-45.

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