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I and the Village
Marc Chagall (French, born Belarus. 1887–1985)
1911. Oil on canvas, 6' 3 5/8" x 59 5/8" (192.1 x 151.4 cm). Mrs. Simon Guggenheim Fund
Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.
Acquired by Nell Walden (1887-1975), Berlin, 1916 ; returned to Marc Chagall, Paris, 1926 ; purchased from the artist by René Gaffé, Brussels, February 22, 1926 ; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, June 13, 1945.
 Karoline Hille, Marc Chagall und das deutsche Publikum, Cologne: Böhlau, 2005, p. 55, p. 271, no. 15. Included in Chagall's solo exhibition at Herwarth Walden's Galerie Der Sturm, Berlin, [May/June] 1914. Herwarth Walden, Expressionismus: Die Kunstwende, Berlin: Der Sturm, 1918, p. 21.
 See letter Nell Walden, Schinznach to James Johnson Sweeney, New York, November 14, 1946, Collection files, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
 Reproduced in René Gaffé, "Réflexions d'un collectionneur," Cahiers de Belgique, vol. 2, no. 2 (February 1929), p. 60. Included in the exhibition Art In Our Time: 10th Anniversary Exhibiton, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 10-September 30, 1939, no. 184. On extended loan from Gaffé to The Museum of Modern Art, New York during the war.
[Moi et le village]