Pen Marc Chagall - The Angel's bay

Pen Marc Chagall - The Angel's bay

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This pen shows a detail of the work by Marc Chagall (1887-1985), "The Angel's bay ", 1962.

The Belarusian-born artist was attracted to the Côte d'Azur at an early age. He discovered the region in the 1920s during trips throughout France. But it was not until 1950, at the age of 63, that he settled there permanently. He lived in Vence until 1966, then in Saint-Paul de Vence where he died in 1985.

Characteristics

Original work kept at :
Nice - Musée national Marc Chagall
Theme :
Sea
Art movements :
Modern & Contemporary Art, Cubism
Artist :
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Material :
Plastic
EAN :
3336728632290
Reference :
CU600959

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The artist

Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

A painter, but also a sculptor and a poet, he was born in 1884 in Belarus into a modest family of Jewish origin. It was in his native city that he discovered painting, before leaving in 1907 to study at the Fine Arts School in St. Petersburg and start working in the studio of a Russian ballet decorator. Dreaming of discovering Paris, he settled there in 1911. As soon as he arrived, he met writers, poets and artists who lived in "La Ruche". This city of artists located in the 15th arrondissement of the capital has about a hundred workshops where artists of all nationalities live: Soutine, Archipenko, Zadkine, Léger, Delaunay...