Shop art print and framed art Le violoniste, 1911-1914 by Marc Chagall

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Subjects : Genre scenes, Music
Keywords : child, couple, house, music, musician, path, violin
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Le violoniste, 1911-1914

The Violinist is a painting (188x158 cm) created between 1912 and 1913 by the painter Marc Chagall. It is kept at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. The picture depicts a violinist on top of a house. The violinist represents the condition of the Jews in the world: an unstable life like that of the musician who has to balance on a roof. The painting was produced in Paris in the studio of La Ruche, at a time when the artist often suffered from hunger and lack of materials: proof of this is that the work was produced on a common tablecloth, the decoration of which is visible in the shaded part of the main figure. Stedlijk [...]


This artwork is a painting from the contemporary period. It belongs to the surrealism style.


« Le violoniste, 1911-1914 » is kept at Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany.


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