Artist: Marc Chagall, Russian (1887 - 1985)
Title: The Ass Loaded with Sponges and the Ass Loaded with Salt, Plate 19 from Les Fables de la Fontaine
Medium: Etching, signed in the plate
Image Size: 11.5 x 9 inches
Frame Size: 19 x 16.5 inches
Printer: Maurice Potin
Publisher: Teriade, Paris 1952
This portfolio was commissioned by Ambroise Vollard in 1927 to illustrate Jean de La Fonatine's Fables de La Fontaine.
Reference: Patrick Cramer, Marc Chagall The Illustrated Books Catalogue Raisonne, cat No. 22.