Marc Chagall's Jerusalem
with two original color lithographs,
a beautiful copy
"All the time I was
working, I felt my father and my mother were looking over my shoulder, and behind them were Jews, millions of other vanished Jews of yesterday and a thousand years ago."
-Chagall, on the
creation of The Jerusalem Windows
|CHAGALL, Marc. Jerusalem Windows Text and Notes by Jean
Leymarie. New York: George Braziller, (1962). Original red cloth,
original pictorial dust jacket. $2000.
First edition in English, beautifully
illustrated with 104 plates (64 in full color), and two original color lithographs done expressly for this edition.
Chagall's Jerusalem Windows illustrates and chronicles the
creation of the famous twelve stained glass windows, one for each of the twelve tribes of Israel, designed by Chagall for the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical
Center Synagogue in Jerusalem. Without the rarely seen publisher's
slipcase. Only slight edgewear to dust jacket. An outstanding copy with
vibrant colors; rare in this condition.