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Marc Chagall Museum

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Basic Information

Location Pokrovskaia street, 11, Vitebsk
Phone number (+375-212) 36 34 68
Country Belarus
City Vitsebsk

General Information

Open to visitors yes
Need appointment no
Handicap accessibility no
Website http://www.chagal-vitebsk.com/node/159
Geographical Coordinates 55.18333,30.16667


Summary

Marc Chagall grew up n the house on Pokrovskaia street, which the artist's father built at the beginning of the 20th century. He tells about this period of his life in the autobiography "My Life". Inaugurated in 1992, the Museum gathered articles of family life as well as copies of archived documents and works by Chagall, relating the artist's and his family's life in Vitebsk.

Art Center Marc Chagall Vitebsk Opened in 1992, it constantly organizes expositions of graphic works by Chagall (lithographs, xylographs, etchings, aquatints). The Museum's collection owns the series of illustrations to Nicolai Gogol'c poem "Dead Souls" (1923–1925), the series of color lithographs on the theme of the Bible, made in 1956 and 1960, the cycle of color lithographs "The 12 Tribes of Israel" (1960) and other works by Marc Chagall. Address: 2, Putna street, Vitebsk Tel.: (+375-212) 36 03 87


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