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Marc Chagall: Jerusalem Window Lithographs
Phone (937) 223-5277
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Category Visual Arts

Marc Chagall: Jerusalem Window Lithographs

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 11:00a

In 1960, the Russian artist Marc Chagall (1887 – 1985) began creating a series of 12 stained glass windows for the synagogue of Hebrew University’s Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem. The windows symbolized the 12 tribes of Israel who were blessed by Jacob and Moses in the verses that conclude Genesis and Deuteronomy. Chagall envisaged the windows as “jewels of translucent fire,” aided in part by a special process his assistant developed for applying color to the glass that allowed Chagall to use… Show more

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