Marc Chagall. Calvary. 1912

Marc Chagall

Calvary

1912

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
68 3/4" x 6' 3 3/4" (174.6 x 192.4 cm)
Credit
Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest (by exchange)
Object number
276.1949
Copyright
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Department
Painting and Sculpture
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Marc Chagall has 215 works  online.
There are 2,372 paintings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Sold through Galerie Der Sturm (Herwarth Walden), Berlin to Bernhard Koehler (1849-1927), Berlin, 1913 [1]; by inheritance to his son, Bernhard Koehler, Jr. (1882-1964), Berlin, 1927 [2]. Acquired by Kurt Feldhäusser (1905-1945), Berlin, 1937 [3]; by inheritance to Marie L. Feldhäusser (1876-1967), his mother, Kirchberg and Brooklyn, 1945; sold through Weyhe Gallery, New York to The Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 26, 1949 (Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest) [4].

[1] Included in the exhibition Erster Deutscher Herbstsalon, Galerie Der Sturm, Berlin, September 20-December 1, no. 76 (Bild 2 Christus gewidmet). See Karoline Hille, Marc Chagall und das deutsche Publikum, Cologne et a.: Böhlau, 2005, pp. 24-32. Collectors Records, 20 [Kurt Feldhäusser]. The Museum of Modern Art Archives.
[2] Included in the exhibition Marc Chagall, Kunsthalle Basel, November 4-December 3, 1933, no. 16 (Crucifixion).
[3] Collectors Records, 20 [Kurt Feldhäusser]. The Museum of Modern Art Archives.
[4] Collection files, Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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