Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) was a Belarusian artist known for his poetic and figurative works.

Marc Chagall Summary:

  • He trained under Léon Bakst, a stage designer.
  • Chagall dabbled in other mediums like stained glass and illustration.
  • His range of influences widened after living in Paris where his art matured.
  • Chagall was Jewish, but turned to Christian imagery for allegorical and narrative scenes.
  • The Surrealists were fans of his work, and even dubbed him ‘a kindred spirit’.

Marc Chagall’s Famous Paintings:

  • White Crucifixion (1938)
  • I and the vilage (1911)
  • Bella with the White Collar (1917)
  • Green Violinist (1934-1924)
  • Paris Through the Window (1913)
  • Over the Town (1918)

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