Chagall, Marc (1887-1985) A Russian-Jewish painter who moved to Paris in 1910,
Chagall had a highly imaginative style and painted more or less recognizable
objects either in unusual juxtapositions or floating in space. His color was
rich, and his subject matter often combined mystical elements with poetic
evocations of Russian village life; although in later years he came
increasingly to paint religious pictures. His fantasies greatly influenced the
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