Marc Chagall Autograph

SKU: 8010455

Sale priceSFr.595,00


Signed large colour 6-cent stamp of the stained-glass memorial by Marc Chagall, which he created for the United Nations in honour of Dag Hammarskjold, 3 x 4,75 inch (affixed on a slightly larger card, signed in blue ballpoint ink "Marc Chagall", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Marc Chagall in front of an artwork (altogether 11,75 x 8,25 inch), in very fine condition.

Further Information on the person

(1887-1985) Russian-French artist. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in a wide range of artistic formats, including painting, drawings, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramics, tapestries and fine art prints.

Year of Birth: 1887

Biography (AI generated)

Marc Chagall was a renowned Russian-French artist known for his unique style of combining elements of Cubism, Fauvism, and Symbolism in his work. Born in Vitebsk, Belarus in 1887, Chagall showed an early talent for art and studied at the Imperial Society for the Protection of the Arts in Saint Petersburg.

In 1910, Chagall moved to Paris where he became friends with prominent artists such as Pablo Picasso and Amedeo Modigliani. He quickly gained recognition for his dreamlike paintings that often featured floating figures, vibrant colors, and scenes from his childhood in Vitebsk.

Chagall's work was highly influenced by his Jewish heritage and his experiences living in both Russia and France. He often depicted Jewish themes and folklore in his paintings, creating a sense of nostalgia and whimsy in his art.

During World War II, Chagall fled to the United States where he continued to paint and exhibit his work. He returned to France in 1948 and settled in the village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, where he lived and worked until his death in 1985.

Today, Chagall's paintings are celebrated for their emotional depth, innovation, and unique blend of fantasy and reality. His work continues to inspire artists and art enthusiasts around the world.

Throughout his career, Marc Chagall created over 1,000 paintings, as well as countless prints, drawings, and stained glass windows. His legacy as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century is undeniable, and his work remains a testament to the power of imagination and creativity.

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