This lithograph was published in The Lithographs of Chagall, Volume I by Andre Sauret, Monte Carlo in 1960. This piece is number 282 in Mourlot's Catalogue Raisonne of Chagall's Lithographs. He had two basic reputations, writes Lewis: as a pioneer of modernism and as a major Jewish artist. He experienced modernism's 'golden age' in Paris, where 'he synthesized the art forms of Cubism, Symbolism, and Fauvism, and the influence of Fauvism gave rise to Surrealism'. Yet throughout these phases of his style 'he remained most emphatically a Jewish artist, whose work was one long dreamy reverie of life in his native village of Vitebsk.' 'When Matisse dies,' Pablo Picasso remarked in the 1950s, 'Chagall will be the only painter left who understands what color really is

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