By Marc Chagall SKU:180180

Marc Chagall's "Street" is a very special painting that captures the essence of bustling city life. Painted in 1917, it showcases Chagall's unique blend of dreamlike imagery and vibrant colors. The artwork depicts a lively street scene, filled with floating figures and whimsical elements. "Street" stands as a representation of Chagall's nostalgic longing for his hometown of Vitebsk, Belarus, and his fascination with the energy and diversity of city life. This masterpiece is celebrated for its ability to evoke emotions and transport viewers to a world of enchantment and wonder, making it a cherished and significant piece in Chagall's illustrious body of work

47 cm

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Title: “”Marc Chagall’s Street: A Whimsical Cityscape of 1917″”

Year Painted: 1917

Marc Chagall’s “”Street,”” painted in 1917, is a very special and captivating artwork that showcases the artist’s distinctive style and his unique perspective on city life.

In this masterpiece, Chagall presents a bustling street scene, filled with a vibrant array of floating figures, animals, and whimsical elements. The painting exudes a dreamlike quality, inviting viewers into a world of enchantment and wonder.

The year 1917 holds significance as it marked a period of great change for Chagall. He had recently moved to Moscow and was immersed in the dynamic and diverse atmosphere of city living. “”Street”” reflects his fascination with the energy and excitement of urban environments while also reflecting his longing for his hometown of Vitebsk, Belarus.

Chagall’s use of vibrant colors and imaginative imagery creates a sense of magic and fantasy within the ordinary urban setting. The floating figures and dreamlike elements transcend the confines of reality, symbolizing the artist’s emotional connection to his memories and experiences.

“”Street”” is celebrated for its ability to evoke emotions and transport viewers to a world of contemplation and introspection. Chagall’s unique artistic language, which combines elements of Fauvism, Cubism, and folk art, makes the painting stand out as a truly individual and evocative creation.

The artwork is also a reflection of Chagall’s deep connection to his Jewish heritage, with symbols and themes from Jewish folklore and tradition woven into the composition. This adds an additional layer of depth and cultural significance to the painting.

Today, “”Street”” is held in high regard and can be found in esteemed art collections and museums around the world. Its enduring popularity and significance lie in its ability to captivate and inspire viewers, inviting them to explore the intersection of reality and imagination.

In conclusion, Marc Chagall’s “”Street,”” painted in 1917, is a whimsical and extraordinary portrayal of city life. Through its emotive imagery and vibrant colors, the painting captures the essence of Chagall’s artistic brilliance and his unique vision of the world. This masterpiece remains a cherished and celebrated artwork, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of art enthusiasts and scholars alike.

Original size:
16.4 x 15.5 cm (width x height)
Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

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