WITH ORIGINAL CHAGALL DRAWING
CHAGALL, Marc. Psaumes de David. , 66,  pp. Illustrated with 30-full page etchings with aquatint by Chagall. 4to., 280 x 215 mm, bound in publisher's full vellum, gilt lettered spine, and matching vellum slipcase. Geneva: Gerald Cramer, 1979.
One of the last statements Chagall issued in book format that used Biblical subject matter for his illustrations. The 30 etched sheets are filled with images from the Psalms and printed on a yellow/ochre background.
This special copy has a full-page drawing by Chagall in pencil, red and blue crayon and inscribed: /St. Paul de Vence/ 1981." the facing half-title with the presentation: "pour 1.A et Cecile / Victor / a bok / Souvenir / Marc Chagall." The text and typography were done by Fequet-Baudier; the etchings were printed by Lacourière et Frélaut.
One of an edition of 175 copies on Arches wove paper. The colophon is signed by Chagall. A fine copy.
Cramer, Marc Chagall, The Illustrated Books, 108.
Item nr. 122007