Le Cantique des Cantiques III Poster

Le Cantique des Cantiques III Poster

Marc Chagall - Cantique des cantiques III (1960)
Oil on Paper on Canvas - 149 x 210 cm
Nice - Musée national Marc Chagall

The composition, built on three large round shapes that obviously evoke breasts and a woman's stomach, is also cut in half by a horizon line that delimits two distinct parts. Chagall ...
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Dimensions :
50 x 70 cm
Museum :
Musée national d'Art moderne - Centre Pompidou
Theme :
Maintenance :
Placer dans un endroit sec, protégées d'un étui ou pochette plastique
Artist :
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Art movements :
Modern & Contemporary Art, Cubism
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Original work kept at :
Nice, musée Chagall

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The artist

Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

A painter, but also a sculptor and a poet, he was born in 1884 in Belarus into a modest family of Jewish origin. It was in his native city that he discovered painting, before leaving in 1907 to study at the Fine Arts School in St. Petersburg and start working in the studio of a Russian ballet decorator. Dreaming of discovering Paris, he settled there in 1911. As soon as he arrived, he met writers, poets and artists who lived in "La Ruche". This city of artists located in the 15th arrondissement of the capital has about a hundred workshops where artists of all nationalities live: Soutine, Archipenko, Zadkine, Léger, Delaunay...