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Marc Chagall

France Born in: 1887 Masterpieces

Marc Chagall is a painter and printmaker born in Belarus in 1887.

He was raised by his Jewish mother, who passed on to him the passion of man and made him read the Bible. Vitebsk, the area where he grew up, would always represent his childhood paradise and later greatly influence his artistic work.

He studied at the School of Fine Arts of Saint-Petersburg and then worked in a studio. He was pupil of Leon Bakst, who introduced him to Bella Rosenfeld, with whom he fell in love.

In 1910, he moved to Paris. There, he discovered Fauvism as the movement was fading, and Cubism just as it was emerging. He was fascinated by the joyful colors of Fauvism and by Cubism's deconstruction of objects. Even if he was living in Paris, Marc Chagall never forgot his native country, Russia, and never ceased to be inspire by it. In fact, the Jewish culture in which he grew up is always present in his work.

In Paris, Marc Chagall met Blaise Cendrars, Robert Delaunay and Guillaume Apollinaire with whom he became friends.

In 1914, He returned to Vitebsk, thinking he would only stay there a short while, but the First World War preventing him from coming back to France. He Married Bella with whom he had a daughter. He painted the life of the Jewish community, persecuted because they were suspected of collaborating with the Russians. After the Revolution, he let to Moscow, where he worked for the Jewish Art Theater.

Back in Paris, his friend Ambroise Vollard, ask him to do some illustrations for the" Fables de La Fontaine" and for the Bible. He did several gouaches for the religious texts that he considered to be " the biggest source of poetry of all time". He then did a collection of etchings about the Old Testament, which he donated to the French government. This latter has been exhibited in the Louvre and then at the National Museum of Biblical messages in Nice, which was later named National Museum Marc Chagall.

Marc Chagall can not be associated to one particular movement, since the artist preferred to combine several styles. However In his work we can find characteristics of surrealism and Neo-Primitivism. Marc Chagall created his paintings and prints inspired by his own intimate life.

He died in 1985 in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France.

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Marc Chagall, Sans titre, Fine Art Drawings

Marc Chagall

Sans titre, 1951
19 x 15 x 0.1 cm
Fine Art Drawings

$7,106

Marc Chagall, Le Magicien de Paris I, Print

Marc Chagall

Le Magicien de Paris I, 1969
101.6 x 66 cm
Print

$35,000

Marc Chagall, Pierrot avec Parapluie (Man with Umbrella), Print

Marc Chagall

Pierrot avec Parapluie (Man with Umbrella), 1927
35.6 x 29.2 cm
Print

$16,000

Our recommendations Marc Chagall, Couple in front of a tree, Print

Marc Chagall

Couple in front of a tree, 1971
61 x 48.9 cm
Print

$3,500

Marc Chagall, Prophet Killed by a Lion, Print

Marc Chagall

Prophet Killed by a Lion, 1956
53 x 39 x 0.3 cm
Print

$5,092

Marc Chagall, Le cerf se voyant dans l'eau, Print

Marc Chagall

Le cerf se voyant dans l'eau, 1927
42 x 33.5 x 0.1 cm
Print

$4,263

Marc Chagall, Les Ames Mortes by N. Gogol, Print

Marc Chagall

Les Ames Mortes by N. Gogol, 1948
40 x 30 x 0.3 cm
Print

$85,267

Marc Chagall, Le Cerf se Voyant dans l'Eau, Print

Marc Chagall

Le Cerf se Voyant dans l'Eau, 1952
42 x 33.5 x 0.3 cm
Print

$4,263

Marc Chagall, La Tombe du Père, Print

Marc Chagall

La Tombe du Père, 1923
27.5 x 35.3 x 0.1 cm
Print

$8,053

Marc Chagall, Les Deux Taureaux et une Grenouille, Print

Marc Chagall

Les Deux Taureaux et une Grenouille, 1927
42 x 33.5 x 0.1 cm
Print

$4,500

Marc Chagall, David and Absalom - from 'The Bible', Print

Marc Chagall

David and Absalom - from 'The Bible', 1931
53.5 x 39 x 0.1 cm
Print

$10,066

Marc Chagall, Le cerf se voyant dans l'eau, Print

Marc Chagall

Le cerf se voyant dans l'eau, 1927
42 x 33.5 x 0.1 cm
Print

$4,263

Marc Chagall, Le Lion Amoureux, Print

Marc Chagall

Le Lion Amoureux, 1952
42 x 33.5 x 0.1 cm
Print

$4,737

Marc Chagall, Jacob's Blessing, Print

Marc Chagall

Jacob's Blessing, 1979
58 x 46 x 0.2 cm
Print

$17,172

Marc Chagall, Les Grands Pères, Print

Marc Chagall

Les Grands Pères, 1922
44 x 35 x 0.1 cm
Print

$23,093

Marc Chagall, Jacob's Blessing, Print

Marc Chagall

Jacob's Blessing, 1979
58 x 46 x 0.1 cm
Print

$17,172

Marc Chagall, L’Auge II, Print

Marc Chagall

L’Auge II, 1925
54 x 38 x 0.1 cm
Print

$15,988

Marc Chagall, Couple in Front of a Tree, Print

Marc Chagall

Couple in Front of a Tree, 1971
61 x 48.3 cm
Print

$3,500

Marc Chagall, Pantomime, Print

Marc Chagall

Pantomime, 1972
65 x 49 cm
Print

$8,882

Marc Chagall, Cantique de David, Print

Marc Chagall

Cantique de David, 1960
71.1 x 63.5 cm
Print

$21,000

Our recommendations Marc Chagall, Création, Print

Marc Chagall

Création, 1980
120 x 80 cm
Print

$16,343

Marc Chagall, Fin d'Absalom, Print

Marc Chagall

Fin d'Absalom, 1958
53.5 x 39 x 0.1 cm
Print

$10,066

Marc Chagall, Le Satyre et le Passant, Print

Marc Chagall

Le Satyre et le Passant, 1930
41.5 x 38 x 0.2 cm
Print

$4,500

Marc Chagall, Nu à l'éventail, Print

Marc Chagall

Nu à l'éventail, 1924
29.5 x 36 x 0.3 cm
Print

$17,172

Marc Chagall, Le Clown Acrobate, Print

Marc Chagall

Le Clown Acrobate, 1967
50 x 38 x 0.1 cm
Print

$16,343

Marc Chagall, Les Danseurs à la Lune - Original Etching, Print

Marc Chagall

Les Danseurs à la Lune - Original Etching, 1967
50 x 37.5 x 0.1 cm
Print

$14,211

Marc Chagall, Odysseus and Euryklea, Print

Marc Chagall

Odysseus and Euryklea, 1975
43 x 32.5 x 0.3 cm
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Marc Chagall, Manilov – from "Les Ames Mortes", Print

Marc Chagall

Manilov – from "Les Ames Mortes", 1927
37 x 28 x 0.3 cm
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Marc Chagall, Journal d'un Cheval - Original Artist Book by C. Goll, illustrated by M. Chagall, Print

Marc Chagall

Journal d'un Cheval - Original Artist Book by C. Goll, illustrated by M. Chagall, 1952
30.5 x 25 x 1.5 cm
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Marc Chagall, Le Renard et Le Buste, Print

Marc Chagall

Le Renard et Le Buste, 1930
39.5 x 29.5 x 0.2 cm
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Marc Chagall, Moses Meets his Brother Aaron in the Desert, Print

Marc Chagall

Moses Meets his Brother Aaron in the Desert, 1931
44.2 x 33 x 0.3 cm
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Marc Chagall, Le Loup plaidant contre le Renard par-devant le Singe, Print

Marc Chagall

Le Loup plaidant contre le Renard par-devant le Singe, 1930
42 x 33.5 x 0.3 cm
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Marc Chagall, Le Lion s'en Allant en Guerre, Print

Marc Chagall

Le Lion s'en Allant en Guerre, 1930
41.7 x 34.2 x 0.2 cm
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Marc Chagall, Composition, Print

Marc Chagall

Composition, 1966
56 x 62 x 0.2 cm
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Marc Chagall, The Tribe of Simeon, Print

Marc Chagall

The Tribe of Simeon, 1964
61 x 46.4 cm
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Marc Chagall, Job en Prière, Print

Marc Chagall

Job en Prière, 1960
52 x 38 cm
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Marc Chagall, Le ciel bleu, Print

Marc Chagall

Le ciel bleu, 1964
77 x 56 cm
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Marc Chagall, La Baie des Anges (The Bay of Angels), Print

Marc Chagall

La Baie des Anges (The Bay of Angels), 1962
86.4 x 58.4 x 0.3 cm
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Marc Chagall, L'Ecuyère, Print

Marc Chagall

L'Ecuyère, 1927
32.5 x 24 x 0.1 cm
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