Saturday, 10 February 2018

Marc Chagall - part 5


Marc Zakharovich Chagall ( born Moishe Zakharovich Shagalov 1887 - 1985) was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic format, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints.

For more biographical information see part 1, and for earlier works see parts 1 - 4 also.

This is part 5 of a major 28-part series on the works of Marc Chagall: 

Note: All works © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York - ADAGP, Paris


1920 Jewish Theatre:


1920 Introduction to the Jewish Theatre
tempera, goauche and white highlights on canvas 284 x 787 cm
State Tretayov Gallery, Moscow
( See sections below: )

1920 Introduction to the Jewish Theatre

1920 Introduction to the Jewish Theatre
1920 Introduction to the Jewish Theatre

1920 Introduction to the Jewish Theatre

1920 Introduction to the Jewish Theatre


1920 Dance, Jewish Theatre
chalk, gouache and tempera on canvas 214 x 108.5 cm
Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

1920 Drama, Jewish Theatre
chalk, gouache and tempera on canvas 222.6 x 107.2 cm
Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

1920 Literature, Jewish Theatre
chalk, gouache and tempera on canvas 216 x 81.3 cm
Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

1920 Music, Jewish Theatre
chalk, gouache and tempera on canvas 213 x 104 cm
Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

1920 The Dream
pencil, gouache and ink on paper 32.1 x 43.2 cm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. New York

1921 Fatigue of Picasso
ink and watercolour on paper 22.8 x 33 cm
Private Collection

1921 The Movement
ink on paper 47 x 34 cm
 Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

1922 Goat and Violin
wood engraving on Japan paper 33 x 47.5 cm

1922 In the Snow
gouache, ink and watercolour 23.6 x 31.4 cm
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

1922 Lovers by the River
etching and drypoint on ivory laid paper 24.8 x 21.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 Red Houses
oil on canvas 80 x 90 cm
Private Collection

1922 The Falling Angel
oil on canvas 148 x 189 cm
Private Collection

1922 The Rabbi
etching and drypoint on white laid paper 24.8 x 18.8 cm ( plate )

1922-23 At the Breakfast Table / Man Drinking Tea
lithograph 43.8 x 30.8 cm ( sheet )
Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

1922-23 Goat in the Night
 transfer lithograph on white laid paper 41.2 x 26.2 cm ( image )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL 

1922-23 Man with Pig
lithograph on ivory laid paper 46.3 x 32.3 cm ( image )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL 

1922-23 Man with Samovar
lithograph on buff laid paper 41.2 x 26.6 cm ( image )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL 

1922-23 The House
wood engraving on Japan paper 47.5 x 33 cm

1922-23 The Praying Jew
wood engraving on Japan paper 47.5 x 33 cm

1922-23 Vagabond with Violin
wood engraving on Japan paper 47.5 x 33 cm ( sheet )

1922-26 Church on Lake Chambon
oil on canvas

1923 An Old Jew
drypoint 12.1 x 9.8 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Museums of San Francisco, CA

1923 At the Easel
drypoint 24.7 x 19.4 cm
de Young / Legion of Honour Museums of San Francisco, CA


1923 My Life (Mein Leben)

Mein Leben, consisting of 20 plus 6 prints, published in portfolio by Paul Cassirer in Berlin in 1923.
The edition was of 110, 26 printed on Japan paper, 84 on laid paper:


1922 Title and Colophon page from Mein Leben
lithograph on ivory wove paper 446 x 693 mm ( sheet, unfolded ): 446 x 346 mm ( sheet, folded to form four sides )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 The Father, plate one from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on buff Japan paper 27.1 x 19.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 Mother and Son, plate two from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on buff Japan paper 24.2 x 17.4 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 The Grandfathers, plate three from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on buff Japan paper 27.7 x 21.7 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 The Grandmother, plate four from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on buff Japan paper 20.8 x 16 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 Pokrowskaja in Witebsk, plate five from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on buff Japan paper 18 x 20.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 Birth, plate six from Mein Leben
etching on buff Japan paper 11.5 x 14.7 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 Fire in Town, plate seven from Mein Leben
etching on buff Japan paper 18 x 20.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 House in Peskowatik, plate eight from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on buff Japan paper 17.9 x 20.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 The Teacher of Talmud, plate nine from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint with hand-colouring on cream Japan paper 25 x 18.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 The Teacher of Talmud, plate nine from Mein Leben 
etching and drypoint with on Japan paper 25 x 18.8 cm ( plate ) 
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 Dining Room, plate ten from Mein Leben
etching  on ivory laid paper 21.4 x 27.9 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 Dining Room, plate ten from Mein Leben
etching with hand-colouring on ivory laid paper 21.4 x 27.9 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 House at Witebsk, plate eleven from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on cram Japan paper 19 x 25 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 Grandfather's House plate twelve from Mein Leben 
etching and drypoint on buff Japanese paper 21 x 16 cm ( plate )

An Old Jew, plate thirteen from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on buff Japan paper 12.3 x 9.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 In Front of the Gate, plate fourteen from Mein Leben
etching on buff Japan paper 21 x 15.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 Lovers on the Bench, plate fifteen from Mein Leben
etching on buff Japan paper 12.8 x 17.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 The Wedding, plate sixteen from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on buff Japan paper 14.6 x 16.2 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 Self-Portrait, plate seventeen from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on cream Japan paper 27.8 x 22 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 At the Easel, plate eighteen from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on buff Japan paper 24.8 x 19 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 At the Mother's Tombstone, plate nineteen from Mein Leben
etching on buff Japan paper 11.7 x 9 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 The Father's Grave, plate 20 from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on buff Japan paper 11.2 x 14.8 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 The Man with a Basket, supplemental plate from Mein Leben
aquatint and drypoint on cream Japan paper 11.9 x 9 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1922 The Musician, supplemental plate from Mein Leben
etching and drypoint on cream Japan paper 27.8 x 21.5 cm ( plate )
Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1923 Supplementary plate
drypoint 41 x 31.1 cm ( sheet )

1923 The Rabbi Supplementary plate
drypoint 40.3 x 32.4 cm ( sheet )

Note: This is such a big series, that I will try to post every other day. 
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