Marc Chagall (born Moishe Shagal; 6 July [O.S. 24 June] 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Belarusian-French artist.
Was Marc Chagall French?
Marc Chagall, (born July 7, 1887, Vitebsk, Belorussia, Russian Empire [now in Belarus]—died March 28, 1985, Saint-Paul, Alpes-Maritimes, France), Belorussian-born French painter, printmaker, and designer who composed his images based on emotional and poetic associations, rather than on rules of pictorial logic.
When did Marc Chagall come to America?
Arriving in New York City in June 1941, Chagall discovered that he was already a well-known artist there and, despite a language barrier, soon became a part of the exiled European artist community.
When did Marc Chagall paint Ukrainian family?
Because I found out that Chagall had painted this picture sometime between 1940 and 1943 and had given it the title “La famille Ukrainienne”. The Ukrainian family portrayed by Chagall in this painting in the early 1940s was fleeing war and destruction.
Did Marc Chagall have 7 fingers?
Chagall further depicts himself in this colourfull painting as caught between two worlds by writing ‘Paris’ and ‘Russia’ in Hebrew letters on the top of the canvas. Chagall’s left hand has seven fingers and the number seven is meaningful to Chagall, as he was born on the 7th day of the 7th month in 1887.