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Marc Chagall. Over Vitebsk. 1915-20 (after a painting of 1914)

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Over Vitebsk

Marc Chagall (French, born Belarus. 1887–1985)

Date:
1915-20 (after a painting of 1914)
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
26 3/8 x 36 1/2" (67 x 92.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest
MoMA Number:
277.1949

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.

[Au dessus de Vitebsk]

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