Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
ADJUNCT MODULE C: WORLD ART
Preferred Title:
Les amoureux
Alternate Title:
The Lovers
Image View:
Detail, the heads of the couple with a rainbow-like arch
Creator:
Marc Chagall (Belorussian artist, 1887-1985)
Location:
repository: Fondation Maeght (Saint-Paul, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France)
Location Note:
Saint-Paul-de-Vence; 623, chemin des Gardettes
GPS:
43.70059 7.115085
Date:
1963-1965 (creation)
Cultural Context:
French
Style Period:
Twentieth century
Work Type 1:
mosaic (visual work)
Classification:
Decorative Arts, Utilitarian Objects and Interior Design
Material:
stone and paste glass tesserae
Technique:
mosaic (process)
Subjects:
abstraction; contemporary (1960 to present); decorative arts; marriage; art patrons
Description:
Chagall created his very first mosaic for the facade of the Maeght Foundation called Les Amoureux which represents the founders, husband and wife Aimé and Marguerite Maeght, welcoming the visitors. It is located on the outside wall of the Library, in the north corner. The building was created by architect Josep Lluís Sert and opened in 1964. (Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Main_Page)
Collection:
Archivision Adjunct Module C: World Art
Identifier:
7A1-CHAGALL-LAM-A03
Rights:
© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.

Les amoureux