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Marc Chagall (1887-1985), "David Saved By Michal", original lithograph from the book Dessins pour la Bible, image size: 13.75 x 10", frame: 21.75 x 17.75"

Marc Chagall lived a life that spanned the 20th century. He was born in Vitebsk, a Russian Jewish "Shtetl or village in 1887, and his young life was made up of family, village, and farm. His desire to become an artist brought him first to St. Petersburg in 1907 and then to Paris where the arts were flourishing. in 1910. To earn money, he worked as a servant and a sign painter. Chagall's paintings were first exhibited in Paris in 1912 when the artist was only 25 years old. Chagall was considered to be the last survivor of the first generation of American Modernists'. Chagall lived through two wars, made his home in 5 countries and witnessed the impressionists, the fauvists, the symbolists, the surrealists, and the birth of modern art. In 1973, When Chagall was 86 years old, The Musee de Chagall opened in Nice. Five years later in 1977, The Louvre, which rarely exhibited the work of a living artist , featured 62 his works.
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Marc Chagall (1887-1985), "David Saved By Michal",

Estimate $800 - $1,200Jul 18, 2020
Starting Price $400
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Vogt Galleries Texas

San Antonio, TX, USA
Auction Curated By:
Gabe Echeverry
Decorative Arts Specialist
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