Marc Chagall
Marc Chagall

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Marc Chagall
1887 - 1985
signed Marc Chagall and dated 1930-1939 lower left
oil on canvas
39 1/2 by 32 in. 100 by 81 cm.
Executed in 1930-39.
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The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by the Comité Chagall.


Private Collection
The Museum of Modern Art, New York (anonymous gift from the above in 1943 and sold: Christie's, New York, May 4, 2004, lot 35)
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale


Paris, Galerie Mai, Marc Chagall, January - February 1940
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Marc Chagall, 1941
Boston, Institute of Modern Art, Soutine, Chagall, 1945
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Chagall, April - June 1946, no. 9
Boston, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, 1950
Fayetteville, University of Arkansas, 1951
Denver Art Museum, Art for Freedom, 1951
New York, UNESCO, World on View, 1952
New York, Union Theological Seminary, Contemporary Religious Art, 1952
Denver Art Museum, Cubistes, Fauves et Impressionnistes, 1956
Pasadena Art Museum, Marc Chagall, Seventieth Anniversary Exhibition, May - July 1957, no. 28a
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Marc Chagall, Seventieth Birthday, December 1957 - February 1958
New York, Galerie Chalette, Chagall: A Selection of Paintings from American Museums and Private Collections, March - April 1958, n.n., illustrated
Paris, Palais du Louvre, Marc Chagall, June - October 1959, no. 120, illustrated 
Hamburg, Kunstverein; Munich, Haus der Kunst; Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Marc Chagall, February - September 1959, p. 39, no. 101, illustrated
New York, The American Federation of Arts, Marc Chagall, October - December 1963, no. 40
Paris, Grand Palais, Marc Chagall, December 1969 - March 1970, no. 84, illustrated 
Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Marc Chagall, March - May 1970, no. 41
New York, Jewish Museum, The Jewish Experience in the Art of the Twentieth Century, October 1975 - January 1976
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Marc Chagall, a Celebration, 1977, no. 8, illustrated in color 
Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Marc Chagall, September - December 1982, no. 47
Ludwigshafen-am-Rhein, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Marc Chagall: Mein Leben--Mein Traum, Berlin und Paris 1922-1940, April - June 1990, no. 165, illustrated, pl. 158
Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Marc Chagall, March - June 1991, no. 42, illustrated in color
London, The Barbican Art Gallery, Chagall to Kitaj: Jewish Experience in 20th Century Art, October 1990 - January 1991, no. 126, p. 187, illustrated in color
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Making Choices: Paris Salon, March - August 2000
Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Chagall Known and Unknown, March - November 2003, no. 87, illustrated in color 
New York, Jewish Museum, Chagall, Love, War, and Exile, September 2013 - February 2014, n.n., illustrated in color 


René Schwob, Chagall et l'âme juive, Paris, 1931, pl. I (first state illustrated as frontispiece)
The Bulletin of The Museum of Modern Art, vol. XI, no. 3, January 1944, p. 11
Lionello Venturi, Marc Chagall, New York, 1945, pl. XLIII, illustrated (titled Time has no Shore
James Johnson Sweeney, Marc Chagall, New York, 1946, p. 61, mentioned, p. 65, illustrated
Isaac Kloomok, Marc Chagall, his Life and Work, New York, 1951, p. 67 & 103
Lionello Venturi, Marc Chagall, Geneva, 1956, p. 79, illustrated in color & pp. 88-91, mentioned
Walter Erben, Chagall, New York, 1957, fig. 41, illustrated
Franz Meyer, Marc Chagall, Life and Work, New York, 1963, pp. 380-381, p. 389, first state illustrated, p. 425, illustrated in color 
André Breton, Surrealism and Painting, London, 1965, p. 62
André Pieyre de Mandiargues, Chagall, Paris, 1974, no. 40, illustrated 
Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art: 1929-1967, New York, 1977, p. 153 & 531
Marc Chagall & Charles Sorlier, eds., Chagall by Chagall, Paris & New York, 1979, no. 1, illustrated, p. 14, mentioned
Leon Amiel, ed., Homage to Chagall, New York, 1982, p. 10, illustrated
Alicia Legg & Mary Beth Smalley, eds., Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1988, p. 25
Andrew Kagan, Marc Chagall, New York, 1989, pp. 62-65, mentioned, p. 64, illustrated
Exh. Cat., Marc Chagall: Gli anni russi 1908-1922, Florence, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, p. 103, illustrated 
Jacob Baal-Teshuva, Chagall: A Retrospective, New York, 1995, p. 146, illustrated
Werner Haftmann, Marc Chagall, New York, 1998, pp. 26-27, mentioned, p. 30, illustrated

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