Description of the artwork «L'Anniversaire»
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Publications about the artwork
A portrait sketch. 7 stories from Marc Chagall's life: espionage, blush, and music
Marc Chagall lived to be 98 years. In his life, there were three muses, two wives and one eternal love, he lost hundreds of paintings and created thousands of them. The artist conquered Paris and New York, didn't care about losing Picasso's friendship and was afraid to see Vitebsk not the way he remembered it from his youth. Episodes of the master's biography are at times as contradictory as…
Happy in different ways: artists who lived in clover. Part 2
In the first part of the story about happy artists everything was quite simple – there were immutable values and obvious happiness. It's very easy to get recognition when you are a court painter-diplomat, it's also not difficult for a handsome Italian to find the love of his life among the numerous sitters, and it's quite easy to raise smart and talented children when your house is full of…
Sales and auctions
Kandinsky, Malevich, Chagall: 10 most expensive Russian artists
A record sale of the painting "Suprematist composition" (1916) by the legendary Kazimir Malevich at the Christie's in May 2018 got us to thinking about bringing together the price achievements of Russian artists sold at auctions. What are the maximum amounts paid in different years for the works of Marc Chagall, Wassily Kandinsky, Mark Rothko?
Sales and auctions
Chagall’s auction record was broken after remaining in place for 27 years
“Les Amoureux” by Marc Chagall was the top lot at November sales Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern art auction in New York. The painting was sold to a Russian buyer for $25 million, or $28.4 million after fees, beating out an Asian collector on the phone with Patti Wong, chair of Sotheby’s Asia. The result is nearly double the artist’s previous auction record of $14.8 million (with fees) and…