Marc Chagall Biography and Artwork

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) was a Belorussian-born French artist known for his poetic, dreamlike imagery filled with rich colors. He was the first of nine children born into a modest Jewish family in Vitebsk, Belarus. Chagall was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in a wide range of formats.

Chagall travelled extensively between Saint Petersburg, Paris, and Berlin before World War I. His early images were based on emotional and poetic associations rather than realistic depictions of the world around him. Many of his works depict scenes from Jewish life or incorporate religious symbolism.

Chagall is considered to be one of the most influential modernist artists of the 20th Century. His figurative oeuvre has inspired countless artists in various mediums over many decades. Despite facing significant challenges throughout his life, Chagall’s contributions left an indelible mark on art history that continues to be celebrated today.

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All Marc Chagall Artwork on Artchive

Artwork Name Year Medium
The Violinist 1911-14 Oil On Canvas
Soldiers 1912 Gouache On Cardboard
Russian Village Under The Moon 1911 Oil On Canvas
Paris Through My Window 1913 Oil On Canvas
The Juggler 1943 Oil On Canvas
The Grey House 1917 Oil On Canvas
Birthday 1915 Oil On Cardboard
Self-Portrait with Seven Fingers c. 1913-1914 Oil on Canvas
The Poet (Half Past Three) 1911 - 1912 Oil on Canvas
To Russia, Asses and Others c.1912 Oil on Canvas
Dedicated to my Fiancée 1911 gouache,Oil on Paper
Maternity 1912-1913 Oil on Canvas
The Good Samaritan 1967
The Tribe of Levi 1960-1963
The Violinist 1912-1913 Oil on Canvas
I and the Village 1911 Oil on Canvas
The Blue House 1917 Oil on Canvas
White Crucifixion 1938 Oil on Canvas
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