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Tityus

Item Code: MC-782-u
Medium
Lithograph
Edition Size
250
Signed
Unsigned
Cat Rais No
Cramer 96
Width (cm)
32
Height (cm)
41
Date of Work
1975
Suite
Odyssey of Homer
Base price $2,717
Includes free standard framing and UK delivery
Unsigned, edition of 250.

Marc Chagall’s Odyssey of Homer portfolio is a tribute to Homer’s epic poem and illustrates the main stages of the text. Chagall visited Greece twice – in 1952 and 1954 – and it was from these visits that he drew much of his inspiration from the ancient mythological motifs. The lithographs were published and printed by Fernand Mourlot in Paris and some of the images required as many as 20 layers of colour.
Marc Chagall portraitChagall was born in Vitebsk, Russia in 1887. After studying in St Petersburg he went to Paris where he befriended the avant-garde circle of artists. In 1917 he returned to his native Vitebsk where he was made Director and Commissar of Fine Art. However, his fantasy-based work irked the conservative authorities so he left for Moscow to design for the new Jewish Theatre.

Returning to Paris in 1923 he met the art-dealer Vollard for whom he illustrated Gogol’s Dead Souls and the Fables of La Fontaine. Between 1941-47 he moved between occupied France and the USA, eventually settling near Nice. Chagall was a prolific artist, his work reminiscent of Jewish life, bible stories and of the folklore from his early years in Russia. He died in 1985.
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