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Marc Chagall (French, born Belarus. 1887–1985)
1915-20 (after a painting of 1914). Oil on canvas, 26 3/8 x 36 1/2" (67 x 92.7 cm). Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest
Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.
The artist; acquired by Galerie Lutz (van Diemen & Co.), Berlin, 1923. [Possibly sold to Sam Salz, Cologne]. Acquired by the Nationalgalerie Berlin, by 1935; sold (by exchange) to Kurt Feldhäusser (1905-1945), Berlin and Kirchberg, 1936-1945; by inheritance to Marie Luise Feldhaeusser (1876-1967), Kurt Feldhäusser's mother, Kirchberg and Brooklyn, 1945-1949; on consignment to E. Weyhe Gallery, New York, 1949; sold to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1949.
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