Blanche and Henry Rosenberg
Collection of Modern Art
(Russian, active in France, 1887 – 1985)
Three Acrobats, 1956
Sheet: 26 1/4" x 19 7/8"
UWM Art Collection, 1974.151
Bequest of Blanche and Henry Rosenberg
Three Acrobats displays Chagall's love of the circus, above all, the blend of dance, theatre, and music. Like many of his compositions, lyricism and vibrant color triumph in a style all his own, somewhere between symbolism and folklore.