Marc Chagall

(French/Russian, 1887–1985)

l’écuyère by marc chagall

Marc Chagall

L’Écuyère, 1956

5,800 EUR

Biography

Timeline

1887
Born on July 7, Vitebsk, Russia
1907 - 1910
Studied at the Imperial Society for the Protection of the Arts; Saint Petersburg
1918
Appointed Commissar for Art, founded the Vitebsk Popular Art School
1927
Recognized as a leading painter of the School of Paris and founding member of the Association des Peintres-Graveurs
1939
Awarded first prize by the Carnegie Foundation, Pittsburgh
1948
Awarded the Grand Prix de Gravure at the Venice Biennale
1959
Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters
1965
Awarded an Honorary Degree by Notre-Dame University, Indiana
1977
Awarded the Grand Cross of the Legion d'Honneur
1985
Died on March 28, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France

Exhibitions

2013
Chagall: entre guerre et paix, Musee National du Luxembourg, Paris (solo)
2012
Marc Chagall, Nassau County Museum of Art, NY (solo)
2008
Marc Chagall, MAN - Museo d'Arte di Nuoro, Nuoro
2007
Marc Chagall: The Bible Series, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
2006
Marc Chagall, Tale Art Museum, Lillestrom
1985
Marc Chagall: Retrospectives; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia; Royal Academy, London
1983
Oeuvres sur papier exhibition: National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
1982
Marc Chagall: Retrospectives; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Louisianer Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
1977 - 1978
Marc Chagall: The artist’s work from 1967 to 1977; Musée du Louvre, Paris
1974
Marc Chagall: Retrospective of engraved works (prints); National Gallery, East Berlin and Dresden

Literature

Nadine NIESZAWER ”Peintres juifs de l’Ecole de Paris 1905-1939” Editions Denoël Paris 2000