Marc Chagall was born on July 7, 1887 in Vitebsk, Russia. In 1932 he moved to France. He lived in the United States from 1941 to 1948, and then returned to France. He died in France on March 28. 1985.
In his paintings he usually used cubism. The one thing that he loved was the violin. So in quite a few of his paintings there is a violinist. Even if it is hidden. The violinist in the paintings is also in memory of his uncel who played aswell. He was also famous for his paintings of Russian-Jewish villages.