Fine Art/Marc Chagall



I have a Marc Chagall color lithograph Bouquet sur la ville (#1009) Moulot, sheet margins with a deckled (raw) right side edge. On the right side of sheet margin is penciled Marc Chagall's signature yet on the left side, penciled in is H.C and just below there is a circular embossed stamp with the letters AP or AT. The bottom edge is straight but doesn’t look like it was cut it is very slightly rough. The top and left edge are straight not rough. There is no number on the print. Can you give me any more information on what I might have?

Thanking you in advance
Bill Morgan

Hors De Commerce:
French meaning "outside of sale" and pronounced "Or de com-airce". A designation for prints not in the numbered series pulled for the use of the publisher, normally limited to 5 or 6.  

The edges of the paper are not consistent in most cases, so that's not un-usual. Are you trying to sell it?  We like numbered pieces, as they are easier to verify. The downside of an HC is, How many HC's are there??

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