Chagall. The Breakthrough Years, 1911–1919

Marc Chagalls creative breakthrough came at a time when his life was torn between contrasting experiences. He lived in Paris from 1911 until 1914, creating paintings that combined his recollections of Russian provincial life with iconic fragments of the metropolis around him.
, 'Le marchand de bestiaux,' 1912, Kunstmuseum Basel

Marc Chagall

Le marchand de bestiaux, 1912

Kunstmuseum Basel

, 'The Holy Chabman,' 1911, Kunstmuseum Basel

Marc Chagall

The Holy Chabman, 1911

Kunstmuseum Basel

, 'I and the Village ,' 1911 , Kunstmuseum Basel

Marc Chagall

I and the Village , 1911

Kunstmuseum Basel