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Place de la Concorde
  • Marc Chagall
    born: Liozna, Russian Empire (present-day Belarus) ; died: Saint-Paul, France ; active: France
  • Place de la Concorde, 1963
  • Where object was made: France
  • color lithograph
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 384 x 299 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 431 x 329 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15 1/8 x 11 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 15/16 x 12 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1963.0019

A large hazy reddish orange sun rises above the small stylized blue roofed buildings of the Place de la Concorde in Paris. A green obelisk stretches towards the top of the composition from which a figure on a green pegasus rides through the yellow and pink sky.