Marc Chagall

1887 - 1985

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall (born Moïche Zakharovitch Chagalov; 6 July [O.S. 24 June] 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in a wide range of artistic formats, including painting, drawings, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic tapestries and fine art prints. Art critic Robert Hughes referred to Chagall as "the quintessential Jewish artist of the twentieth century" (though Chagall saw his work as "not the dream of one people but of all humanity"). According to art historian Michael J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marc Chagall has received more than 2,194,164 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 34th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Marc Chagall ranks 34 out of 1,258Before him are Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Eugène Delacroix, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Jan van Eyck, and Edgar Degas. After him are Amedeo Modigliani, Giotto, Jacques-Louis David, Joan Miró, René Magritte, and Masaccio.

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Among people born in 1887, Marc Chagall ranks 3Before him are Le Corbusier and Chiang Kai-shek. After him are Erwin Schrödinger, Marcel Duchamp, Erich von Manstein, Charles I of Austria, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Ernst Röhm, Padre Pio, Bernard Montgomery, and Gustav Ludwig Hertz. Among people deceased in 1985, Marc Chagall ranks 1After him are Yul Brynner, Enver Hoxha, Konstantin Chernenko, Heinrich Böll, Orson Welles, Fernand Braudel, Carl Schmitt, Italo Calvino, Charles Francis Richter, Dian Fossey, and Rock Hudson.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Marc Chagall ranks 1 out of 218After him are Shimon Peres (1923), Lev Vygotsky (1896), Menachem Begin (1913), Walter Model (1891), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Chaim Weizmann (1874), Mark Rothko (1903), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), and Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732).

Among PAINTERS In Belarus

Among painters born in Belarus, Marc Chagall ranks 1After him are Mark Rothko (1903), Chaim Soutine (1893), and Léon Bakst (1866).

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