Bag Chagall Cantique des cantiques IV
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Bag Chagall Cantique des cantiques IV

This bag is based on a detail from Marc Chagall's work, The Song of Songs IV (1958).
Oil on canvas - 144.5 x 210.5 cm - Nice - Musée national Marc Chagall

Based on one of the sets for the ballet Aleko, the composition features David and Bathsheba embracing on the back of a winged horse flying over the ...
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Museum :
Musée national Marc Chagall
Themes :
Mythology, Love
Artiste :
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
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Model dimensions :
35 cm x 41 cm
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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...