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Marc Chagall « The Rain » (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy

Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Painting - Oil on Canvas (86.7 × 108 cm) 1911

Marc Chagall was born in July 1887 in Vitebsk, today in Belarus.

He studied from 1906 to 1909 at the “Imperial School for the Protection of the Arts” in St Petersburg. His teacher was the painter Leon Bakst.

In 1910, like Léon Bakst, he moved to Paris and met Guillaume Apollinaire and Robert Delaunay.

Chagall was interested in Fauvism as well as Cubism.

This painting “The Rain” translates Marc Chagall’s nostalgia for Russia.

The storm threatens, represented by heavy and powerful dark clouds.

Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Quickly, you must return the animals to the farm, take your umbrella and even, as in the left part of the board, relieve yourself before the arrival of rain!

Because it is near, the tree is already pitting in the wind, and the storm is no longer far away.

The colours are cheerful in this almost childish village with small wooden houses.

In this painting, we feel Chagall’s attachment to his childhood and Russian roots.

Missing his hometown, he returned to Vitebsk in 1914.

Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain
Marc Chagall, The Rain (La Pluie) at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice in Italy
Marc Chagall, The Rain

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