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DAC Collection Artist Information

Marc Chagall

Belorussian painter and designer, active France

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Chagall was a prolific artist who was famous for his use of color and folkloric imagery. He preferred to be known as a Belorussian artist, however, following his exile from the Soviet Union in 1923 he was known as a major figure of the French Ecole de Paris.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115354.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Marc Chagall:

Marc Chagall Illustration from "Les Ames Mortes" (Dead Souls), by Nicolai Gogol, ca. 1923-1937 (published 1948) Etching
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