Une lutte moderne, de Delacroix à nos jours

Une lutte moderne, de Delacroix à nos jours

In 1849, Eugène Delacroix received the order for the painted decorations of the chapel of the Saints-Anges in Saint-Sulpice church. This monumental, rich, sublime work, which occupied him until 1861, could be considered, after his death, as his spiritual testament. The singular way in which Delacroix ...
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Number of pages :
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Courant artistique :
Dimensions :
20 × 25,2 × 1,6 cm
Artists :
Marc Chagall (1887-1985), Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), Gustave Moreau (1826-1898), Denis Maurice (1870-1943)
Size of the book :
Broché avec Rabat
Reference :


Publication :
Avril 2018

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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...