Marc Chagall – Printed Art Signed In Black Crayon

$1,300.00 (as of January 17, 2019, 12:21 pm)

MARC CHAGALL Large 9×12 color detail of a stained glass window representing the Nephtali Tribe of Israel, one of twelve windows Marc Chagall created for the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center Synagogue between 1959 and 1961. Signed by Chagall in black crayon. Printed art signed “Marc Chagall” in black crayon. Color, 9½x12¾ overall, 8¾x9¼ image, one surface. Chagall was commissioned by the Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in 1959 to create 12 stained glass windows for its synagogue representing the 12 Tribes of Israel, a job he completed in 1961. This is a color reproduction of a section of the window representing the Tribe of Nephtali; it appears to have been taken from an art book. Chagall (1887-1985, born Mark Zakharovich Shagal in Vitebsk, Belorussia, Russian Empire, now Belarus) considered one of the most original and eminent figures in 20th century art, is particularly well-known for his stained glass windows. Best known for the Jerusalem Windows and Peace for the United Nations (1964), his last monumental work in the medium was stained glass windows for chapel of Le Saillant in Corrèze. In 1914, Chagall first exhibited two of his works, Self-Portrait with Seven Fingers and The Fiddler, at the Salon des Indépendants in Paris. In June of that year, he had his first one-man show at the Galerie Der Sturm in Berlin. Chagall then traveled to Vitebsk, his hometown, intending to stay for a short visit, but the outbreak of WWI prevented him from returning to Paris, where he would later settle. Chagall created his first stained glass windows (for the church of Le Plateau d’Assy in Haute-Savoie) in 1957. Chagall was influenced by Cubism, Fauvism and Surrealism. His works, executed in a wide variety of media, from oils to stained glass, often featured subjects drawn from Russian village life, Jewish folklore and Hasidic mysticism. Lightly toned, … More information available. Please contact us if you have questions. HFSID 28957

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