Marc Chagall Museum

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Marc Chagall's childhood house in Vitebsk, Belarus.

The Marc Chagall Museum is located at the childhood home of artist Marc Chagall, in Vitebsk, Belarus.

The artist's father built the house on Pokrovskaia street in the beginning of the 20th century, and Marc Chagall spent his childhood there. Chagall tells about this period of his life in the autobiography My Life. Inaugurated in 1992, the Museum gathers articles of family life of the boundary of the 19th-20th centuries, as well as copies of archival documents and works by Chagall relating to the artist's and his family's life in Vitebsk.

Art Center Marc Chagall Vitebsk[edit]

Created in 1992, the museum organizes expositions of graphic works by Chagall (lithographs, xylographs, etchings, aquatints). The museum owns the series of illustrations to Nicolai Gogol'c poem "Dead Souls" (1923–1925), the series of colour lithographs on the theme of the Bible, made in 1956 and 1960, the cycle of colour lithographs titled The 12 Tribes of Israel (1960), and other Chagall works.


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Coordinates: 55°12′02″N 30°11′27″E / 55.20056°N 30.19083°E / 55.20056; 30.19083