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

Marc Chagall

Over Vitebsk

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
Object number
© 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Painting and Sculpture
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Marc Chagall has 205 works online.
There are 2,314 paintings online.
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Marc Chagall.
Galerie Lutz, Berlin and/or Sam Salz, Cologne, acquired from the artist.
By April 1932 - May 31, 1934, Galerie Matthiesen GmbH, Berlin.
May 31, 1934 - August 15, 1935, Dresdner Bank, Berlin, acquired in exchange for debt reduction from Galerie Matthiesen GmbH.
August 15, 1935 - September 18, 1936, Prussian State, purchased from the Dresdner Bank and transferred to the Nationalgalerie, Berlin.
September 18, 1936 - 1945, Kurt Feldhäusser (1905-1945), Berlin and Kirchberg, acquired in exchange from the Nationalgalerie.
1945 - 1949, Marie Luise Feldhaeusser (1876-1967), Kirchberg and Brooklyn, inherited from Kurt Feldhäusser.
1949, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, purchased from Marie Luise Feldhaeusser through E. Weyhe Gallery, New York.

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