Please note that this is not the hand signed and numbered Edition of the original stone lithograph. This is the unsigned unnumbered portfolio Edition not a modern massed produced reproduction. Up for your consideration is a vintage set of 12 original stone lithographs of Marc Chagall's "Jerusalem Windows", (The Twelve Tribes) an unusual find from a vintage art portfolio.
The lithographs was printed in 1962. Printed by Mourlot and in a limited edition. The Tribe names are: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Zebulun, Issachar, Dan, Gad, Asher, Naphtali, Joseph, Benjamin and Reims.
The Twelve Tribes lithographs after Chagall based on preliminary sketches for the Jerusalem stained-glass windows. In 1959 Chagall was commissioned to design twelve stained glass windows for the new synagogue of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Centre, situated in the Judean hills west of Jerusalem. The number twelve is considered spiritual and sacred. These magnificent windows symbolise the twelve sons of Jacob from whom sprang the twelve tribes of Israel.
[He] threw out the whole first set of gravure plates: the yellow, he felt, was off a shade. They are a beautiful vintage set of original lithographs that would look lovely hanging on one of your walls! See other original lithograph listings for those other walls or for gifts!Item will be securely packaged and insured with a signature require. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "4rarefinds" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.