Marc Chagall was born in Vitebsk, Russia on July 7, 1887.
Chagall studied at the Imperial Society for the Protection of the Arts, Saint Petersburg from 1907 to 1910.
In 1918, he was appointed Commissar for Art, founded the Vitebsk Popular Art School. In 1927, Chagall is recognized as a leading painter of the School of Paris and founding member of the Association des Peintres-Graveurs.
Marc Chagall’s work has been exhibited extensively at Gary Nader gallery including Marc Chagall – One Man Show at Gary Nader fine art, Coral Gables, FL, 2002.
Chagall was awarded with several distinctions during his life such as the first prize by the Carnegie Foundation, Pittsburgh (1939); Grand Prix de Gravure at the Venice Biennale (1948); Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1959); Honorary Degree by Notre-Dame University, Indiana (1965); Grand Cross of the Legion d’Honneur (1977).
Marc Chagall died on March 28, 1985 in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France.