11 works, MARC CHAGALL. A RETROSPECTIVE (1908 – 1985) – Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

Marc Chagall
‘Yellow Crucifixion’ (1942)

Oil on linen
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France

The art piece follows a similar piece by the same artist called the White Crucifixion, where he showed the suffering of Jews during the Nazi Holocaust by using the image of Jesus Christ, a Jew. In this masterpiece, the artist continues to discuss the plight of the Jews. In this art piece, he shows Jesus crucified on the right side. Beside him is a large green scroll of law (Torah) held by an angel. The same angel holds a candle and blows a trumpet.

At the foot of the cross, on the right, is an engulfing inferno consuming a ghetto as people flee from the fire. On the foreground is a woman holding to her suckling baby carried by a mule, possibly escaping the horrors of persecution. The background is all orange and amber to show the immense heat experienced by subjects on the image. On the left of the artwork is a ship that seems to sink (in the background). Survivors are trying to swim to the show in a desperate attempt to save their lives. One of the survivors is a bare-chested woman. Close to the crucified Jesus is a man holding to a ladder as if in an attempt to reach the Torah or the crucified Jesus. More on this painting

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09 Paintings, Streets of Paris, by Claude Monet, Honoré Daumier, Paul Lucien Maze, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, MICHEL DELACROIX, Marc Chagall, Stanislas Lépine, Henri Lebasque and Paul Signac – Part 8 – With Footnotes

Claude Monet, (1840–1926)
Saint-Germain-l’Auxerrois Paris, c. 1867

Oil on canvas
79 × 98 cm (31.1 × 38.6 in)
Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany

Paris, France’s capital, is a major European city and a global center for art, fashion, gastronomy and culture. Its 19th-century cityscape is crisscrossed by wide boulevards and the River Seine. Beyond such landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the 12th-century, Gothic Notre-Dame cathedral, the city is known for its cafe culture and designer boutiques along the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. More on Paris

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8 Works by Louis Icart, Honoré Daumier, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, , Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall, with footnotes

Louis Icart, (French;1888-1950)
Frou Frou, c. 1948

Etching and drypoint
19″ H x 15 1/2″ W
Private collection

Louis Icart Laurent Justin , born in 1888 in Toulouse and died in 1950 in Paris , is a painter, engraver and illustrator.

Impressed by its designer, his aunt made the move to Paris: she showed his work to the House Valmont, milliner to the Belle Époque . Louis Icart was then introduced in the illustration media for the fashion press. He drew for periodic Theatrical Reviews and for home catalogs and couture .

Trained in carving, he presented his original works to the Salon comedians. His portraits of women, Parisian, began to appeal to the public.

He was a pilot during the First World War. He flew in several air missions, but did not stop drawing…

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