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Cow with a Parasol

Artist:
Marc Chagall (French, Vitebsk 1887–1985 Saint-Paul-de-Vence)
Date:
1946
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
32 x 42 1/2 in. (81.3 x 108 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard S. Zeisler, 2007
Accession Number:
2007.247.3
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 901
[Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, by 1947–49; sold on February 10, 1949 to Zeisler]; Richard S. Zeisler (1949–d. 2007; his bequest to MMA)

Paris. Musée National d'Art Moderne. "Exposition Marc Chagall: Peintures 1908–1947," October 17–December 22, 1947, no. 59 (as "La vache à l'ombrelle," lent by Pierre Matisse, New York).

London. Tate Gallery. "Marc Chagall: An Exhibition of Paintings, Prints, Book Illustrations and Theatre Designs 1908–1947," February 4–29, 1948, no. 66 (lent by M. Pierre Matisse, New York).

Kunsthalle Basel. "Marc Chagall, Werke aus den letzten 25 Jahren," August 25–October 21, 1956, no. 24 (as "La vache à l'ombrelle," lent by R. S. Zeisler, New York).

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. "Marc Chagall: Werk van latere jaren/ L'Oeuvre des dernières années," December 7, 1956–January 14, 1957, no. 102 (as "De koe met de parasol/ La vache à l'ombrelle," lent by R. S. Zeisler, New York).

Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels. "Marc Chagall: Werk van latere jaren/ L'Oeuvre des dernières années," January 19–February 24, 1957, no. 102.

New York. Galerie Chalette. "Chagall: A Selection of Paintings from American Museums and Private Collections," March–April 1958, unnumbered cat. (as "Cow With Umbrella," lent by Mr. Richard Zeisler).

Hamburg. Kunstverein. "Marc Chagall," February 6–March 22, 1959, no. 119 (lent by Richard S. Zeisler, New York).

Munich. Haus der Kunst München. "Marc Chagall," April 7–May 31, 1959, no. 119.

Paris. Musée des Arts Décoratifs. "Marc Chagall," June 14–end September 1959, no. 119.

Musée National d'Art Occidental. "Marc Chagall," October 1–November 10, 1963.

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art. "Marc Chagall," November 20–December 10, 1963 (lent by Richard S. Zeisler, New York).

Kunsthaus Zürich. "Chagall," May 6–July 30, 1967, no. 119 (as "Die Kuh mit dem Sonnenschirm," lent by Richard S. Zeisler, New York ).

Cologne. Wallraf-Richartz-Museum. "Marc Chagall: Werke aus sechs Jahrzehnten," September 2–October 31, 1967, no. 136 (as "Die Kuh mit dem Sonnenschirm [La vache à l'ombrelle]," lent by Richard S. Zeisler, New York).

Pittsburgh. Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art. "Inaugural Exhibition of the Sarah Scaife Gallery of the Museum of Art, Carnegie Instiitute," October 26, 1974–January 5, 1975, no. 74 (as "La vache à l'ombrelle [Cow with a Parasol]," lent by Richard S. Zeisler).

London. Royal Academy of Arts. "Chagall," January 11–March 31, 1985, no. 89 (as "Cow with Parasol [La vache au parasol]," lent by Richard S. Zeisler, New York).

Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Chagall," May 12–July 7, 1985, no. 89.

Tokyo. Bunkamura Museum of Art. "Chagall," October 13–November 26, 1989, no. 94.

Kasama Nichido Museum of Art. "Chagall," December 2, 1989–January 21, 1990, no. 94.

Nagoya City Art Museum. "Chagall," January 27–March 11, 1990, no. 94.

Munich. Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung. "Marc Chagall," March 23–June 30, 1991, no. 55 (as "Die Kuh mit dem Sonnenschirm [La Vache à l'ombrelle]," lent by Richard S. Zeisler Collection, New York).

Art Museum, Princeton University. "In Celebration: Works of Art from the Collections of Princeton Alumni and Friends of The Art Museum, Princeton University," February 22–June 8, 1997, no. 249 (lent by Richard S. Zeisler Collection).

Jewish Museum, New York. "Chagall: Love, War, and Exile," September 15, 2013–February 2, 2014, unnumbered cat. (p. 74).

Milan. Palazzo Reale. September 17, 2014–February 1, 2015, unnumbered cat. (pp. 216–17).

Brussels. Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. "Marc Chagall: A Retrospective (1908-1985)," February 27–June 28, 2015, unnumbered cat.

Evgenia Kuzmina in Marc Chagall: Una retrospettiva 1908-1985. Exh. cat., Palazzo Reale. Milan, 2014, p. 340, ill. pp. 216–17 (color).



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