(1887 - 1985)
Russian Painter, illustrator, ceramist, designer.
Known as a Parisian artist, Marc Chagall always maintained an interest in his Russian origins and his Jewish heritage.
His oeuvre is an amalgam of eastern Judaic spirituality, Hasidism, Russian folk art and French modernity. Although Chagall cannot be classified under one artistic movement, the influence of Orphism, the magic of Henri Rousseau and the religious fervor of Georges Rouault all join forces in his works to create a separate universe — a world with a passion for fairytales and recurring themes of clowns...