Thursday, 1 March 2018

Marc Chagall - part 15



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 1-14 also.

This is part 15 of a 28-part series on the works of Marc Chagall:


1952 The Fables of La Fontaine:


The Fables of La Fontaine
The Boy and the Schoolmaster
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
Death and the Unfortunate
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.5 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
Death and the Woodsman
etching with hand-colouring 29.6 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
etching and drypoint on white wove paper 29.3 x 24 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York - ADAGP, Paris

The Fables of La Fontaine
etching with hand-colouring on white wove paper 30 x 23.7 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, IL
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York - ADAGP, Paris

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Ass Dressed in the Lion's Skin
etching with hand-colouring 29.2 x 23.9 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Ass Loaded with Sponges and the Ass Loaded with Salt
etching with hand-colouring 29.7 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Bear and the Amateur Gardener
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.7 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Bear and the Two Companions
etching with hand-colouring 29.4 x 23.7 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Bitch and her Friend
etching with hand-colouring 29.5 x 23.5 cm


The Fables of La Fontaine
The Boy and the Schoolmaster
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Carter in the Mire
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.8 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Cobbler and the Financier
etching with hand-colouring 29.7 x 24.3 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Countryman and the Serpent
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.7 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Curate and the Corpse
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Drunkard and his Wife
etching with hand colouring 29 x 23.5 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Eagle and the Owl
etching with hand-colouring 29.8 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Fool who Sold Wisdom
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.5 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Fox and the Goat
etching with hand-colouring 29.2 x 24 cm


The Fables of La Fontaine
The Fox with his Tail Cut Off
etching with hand-colouring 29.3 x 24.8 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Frog Asking for a King
etching 22.5 x 29.5 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Frogs asking for a King
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.3 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Funeral of the Lioness
etching with hand-colouring 29.4 x 23.7 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Heifer, the Goat, and the Sheep, in Company with the Lion
etching with hand-colouring 28.6 x 24.7 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Horse Wishing to be Revenged on the Stag
etching with hand-colouring 30.4 x 24.2 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Lion and the Ass Hunting
etching with hand-colouring 29.3 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Lion and the Rat
etching with hand-colouring 29.8 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Little Fish and the Fisherman
etching with hand-colouring 29.5 x 23.7 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Maid
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.8 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Man and the Wooden God
etching with hand-colouring 29.2 x 23.8 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Man who had Lost his Treasure
etching with hand-colouring 29.2 x 24.2 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Oak and the Reed
etching 11.5 x 9.5 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Old Lady and the Two Servants
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.8 cm


The Fables of La Fontaine
The Rat and the Elephant
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.6 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Satyr and the Traveller
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.5 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Sculptor and the Statue of Jupiter
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.5 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Sick Stag
etching with hand-colouring 29.2 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Stag and the Vine
etching with hand colouring 29 x 23.7 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Two Bulls and the Frog
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Two Mules
etching with hand-colouring 29.3 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Will explained by Aesop
etching with hand-colouring 29.1 x 24.8 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Wolf and the Stork
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.5 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Wolf Became the Shepherd
etching 29.5 x 22 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Wolf pleading against the Fox in front of the Monkey
etching with hand-colouring 29.5 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Wolves and the Ewes
etching with hand-colouring 29.2 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Woodsman and Mercury
etching with hand-colouring 29.5 x 24 cm

The Fables of La Fontaine
The Young Widow
etching with hand-colouring 29 x 23.5 cm
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1953-56 Portrait of Vava
oil on canvas 95 x 73 cm
Private Collection


1953c  Study for Night in Vence
oil and India ink on canvas-board laid down on plywood 28.4 x 34.8 cm

1953c Study for Night in Vence
oil on canvas 32 x 45 cm


1953c Night in Vence
oil on canvas

1954 Bridges over the Seine
oil on canvas 111.5 x 163.5 cm
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

1954 Couple with Chandelier
oil on canvas 27 x 22 cm
Private Collection

1954 Eiffel Tower with Donkey
colour lithograph 33.5 x 28 cm ( image )

1954 Motherhood with Father Christmas
gouache and ink, ink wash and black crayon on paper 31.1 x 24.1 cm
Private Collection

1954 Night
oil on canvas 55 x 46 cm

1954 Nude
watercolour, brush and ink and ink wash on paper 63.6 x 49.8 cm
Private Collection

1954 Paris Galerie Maeght
exhibition poster
colour lithograph 71 x 47.5 cm

1954 Sunday
oil on canvas 173 x 148 cm
Private Collection

1954 Saint-Germain des Pres 
colour lithograph on wove paper 38.1 x 27.9 cm


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