The Praying Jew  1923

by Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall had a prolific career that spanned more than eight decades of the twentieth century. While his work often exhibits influences of the contemporary movements he encountered in France and Germany, his subjects and decorative lyricism reveal his love of Russian folk art and his roots in Hasidic Judaism. [br] In his 1931 autobiography, [i]My Life[/i], Chagall rela...
46 × 35 3/16 in. (116.8 × 89.4 cm)
Oil on canvas
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