Kamar Al- Zaman and the Jeweler's Wife, Pl. 1Artist(s)Marc ChagallArtist NationalityBelorussian (culture or style)Object Creation Date1948Medium & Supportlithograph on paperDimensions
17 in x 13 in (43.2 cm x 33 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. Roger L. StevensSubject matter
The scene portrayed in this lithograph is the first scene from the tale "Kamar Al- Zaman and the Jeweler's Wife," one of the Tales of the Arabian Nights. Chagall's illustrations of the Arabian Nights were his first in color lithography, of which he became a master. Physical Description
This is a series of ten individual and combined color layers for one lithograph. The scene is of a woman wearing short pants and headdress with a bearded man kneeling and looking up to her on the lower right. A small figure floats to the left above the woman's head. Small architectural details in the background.Primary Object ClassificationPrintCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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