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Postcard "Illustration for the Circus serie, Tériade edition (detail)"

Postcard "Illustration for the Circus serie, Tériade edition (detail)"

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Characteristics

Original work kept at :
Paris - Musée national d'Art moderne - Centre Pompidou
Theme :
Scenic arts
Artist :
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
Art movements :
Modern & Contemporary Art, Cubism
Postcard "Illustration for the Circus serie, Tériade edition (detail)"
EAN :
3336728331490
Reference :
IC009715
with top mat 7.9 x 9.8"
EAN :
3336728334828
Reference :
IE500096

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...