André Verdet

  • Farewell to Marc Chagall

    MARC CHAGALL LOVED FLOWERS. He delighted in their aroma, in contemplating their colors. For a long time, certainly after 1948 when he moved for good to the South of France after his wartime stay in the US, there were always flowers in his studio. In his work bouquets of flowers held a special place. They were a source of inspiration for this genial Russian painter, born of poor parents in Vitebsk in 1887. Usually they created a sense of joy, but they could also reflect the melancholy of memories, the sadness of separations, of solitude, if not suffering or tragedy.

    His wife Vava, of the beautiful