Vue de la boutique du musée national Marc Chagall. Photo : DR / Musées nationaux du XXe siècle des Alpes-Maritimes (c) Gilles Ehrentrant

Catalogues on Marc Chagall

Most of these works are available in the bookshop-boutique of the Musée national Marc Chagall, or can be consulted by appointment at the documentation centre of the Musée national Marc Chagall.

Catalogues on Marc Chagall, published by the Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais


Catalogue of the exhibition Chagall, Le passeur de lumière (Centre Pompidou-Metz editions, 2021)

The exhibition catalogue was designed as a reference work on the artist's stained glass. The reader will find two types of texts: essays on cross-cutting issues, and notes that clearly and didactically retrace the history and context of each commission. 

Price: €42


Catalogue Chagall Revues d'art Rmn 2020 

Of colour and ink. Marc Chagall and the art magazines. Exhibition catalogue (éditions Rmn- Grand Palais, 2020)
 From the 1920s onwards, Marc Chagall's contributions to French and international art magazines multiplied, testifying to his interest in this medium, which developed considerably in the 20th century.
 for this medium, which developed considerably in the 20th century.
 Price: €39



guide de visite musée Chagall Nice


Musée national Marc Chagall. Guide de visite (éditions Rmn- Grand Palais, 2018)
The Musée national Marc Chagall, built in Nice at the instigation of André Malraux, has housed the world's largest collection of works by the artist since 1973.
Price: 8€


catalogue Chagall Sculpture Rmn 2017

Chagall, Sculptures (published by Rmn- Grand Palais, 2017)
Throughout his life, the inventive genius of Marc Chagall (1887-1985) led him to experiment with a variety of artistic techniques: drawing, painting, engraving, ceramics, mosaics, stained glass, tapestry, etc. This range also includes a practice of the artist little known to the general public: sculpture.
Price: 35€

couverture catalogue Chagall et la Bible


Marc Chagall. Des couleurs pour la Bible (Rmn- Grand Palais editions, 2014)
This catalogue explores the importance of the Bible in the work of Marc Chagall. It presents all the newly restored gouaches with an incredible burst of colour, accompanied by a note.
Price: 25€


Couverture catalogue Chagall devant le miroir Rmn 2013


Chagall in front of the mirror (2013)
On the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the Musée National Marc Chagall, an exhibition is dedicated to the artist, around the theme of the self-portrait:
Self-Portraits, Couples and Apparitions, (16 June - 17 October 2013).
Price: 29€


Catalogue exposition Exils
 Exiles. Reminiscences and New Worlds (Rmn - Grand Palais edition, 2012).
 Published on the occasion of the exhibition Exiles Reminiscences and New Worlds (June 24 to October 8, 2012), at the Musée Chagall in Nice,   Musée Léger in Biot & Musée Picasso in Vallauris. The essential experience of exile is common to Picasso, Chagall and Léger, at different times in   history. For Chagall and Picasso, exile was a founding factor when they left for the fascinating Paris of the beginning of the century. For Léger, exile   served as a new stimulus in the United States after the Second World War. 144 pages, 200 colour illustrations.
 Price: 35€


catalogue collections musée Chagall 2011

Chagall. Catalogue of the collections of the Musée national Marc Chagall, Nice. (Rmn - Grand Palais edition, 2011).
Illustrated with beautiful archival photographs tracing the artist's career, this work offers commentaries on his masterpieces, thus providing a better understanding of the artist's iconography and technique.
This catalogue, written by the museum's curators, is an essential tribute to a painter who devoted his entire life to developing a veritable poetic grammar of universal significance in painting.
Price: 19.50€


catalogue Blaise Cendrars musée Chagall 2009



Dis-moi Blaise. Léger, Chagall, Picasso and Blaise Cendrars (Rmn - Grand Palais edition, 2009)
This book looks at the relationships that the writer, poet, novelist, essayist and great traveller, Blaise Cendrars (1887 - 1961) had with Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso and Fernand Léger.
Price: 25 € 


catalogue Chagall à la fenetre 


  Chagall. A painter at the window  (Rmn edition, 2008)
  Chagall makes the window an object of research present throughout his work.
   catalogue out of print


catalogue Caghall monstres chimeres


  Marc Chagall. Monsters, chimeras and hybrid figures (Rmn edition, 2007)
  Mysterious chimeras, half-man, half-beast, composite objects with human heads and fantastic flying animals
  run through Marc Chagall's work. For the first time, an exhibition is devoted to them.
   catalogue out of print


catalogue Chagall saltimbanques


 Saltimbanques, The Circuses of Chagall (Rmn edition, 2005)
Throughout his work, Marc Chagall continually represented circus people, acrobats, dancers, clowns and musicians.  
  catalogue out of print


catalogue Chagall connu inconnu


 Chagall known and unknown (Rmn edition, 2003)
 The book reflects, through some eighty years of painting and one hundred and eighty paintings and drawings, the praise for the one and     multiple life
 Chagall, who died in 1985, never ceased to celebrate life, both single and multiple, well into his old age, without ever
 without ever worrying about schools, academies, currents or watchwords. Catalogue of the exhibition 
 Chagall connu et inconnu, presented at the Grand Palais, Galeries nationales, from 14 March to 23 June 2003.
  catalogue out of print



catalogue Chagall Fables La Fontaine


Marc Chagall. The Fables of La Fontaine (reissued by Rmn, 2003)
3rd reissue of the catalogue published in 1996 which presents 43 of the gouaches made by Marc Chagall.
Price: 15 €.



catalogue chagall suuréaliste


 Chagall, surrealist ? (Rmn edition, 2001)
 Chagall did not join the Surrealist group. However, many of his works have a "surrealist" character. This book presents some of them.
  catalogue out of print



catalogue chagall maquette vitraux


  Chagall: stained glass models (Rmn edition, 2000)
  In the autumn of 2000, the Musée National Marc Chagall, in Nice, presented all the models from its collections for the stained glass windows created  
  or designed by Marc Chagall.
   catalogue out of print



Voyages rencontres de Chagall catalogue Rmn


  Chagall's travels and encounters, 1923-1939 (Rmn edition, 1998)
  A happy period began for Marc Chagall, who returned to Paris in 1923. It was a time of meetings with Ambroise Vollard, Gustave Coquiot, Joseph   Delteil  
 Coquiot, Joseph Delteil, Tériade, Philippe Soupault, Yvan and Claire Goll, René Schwob...  
 of the rediscovered friendship with Robert and Sophia
  catalogue out of print

catalogue Chagall à la Russie, ânes, autres



   To Russia, to donkeys and to the others : a masterpiece by Marc Chagall (Rmn edition, 1997)
  Catalogue of the exhibition which retraces the history of this famous painting by Marc Chagall, painted in 1911, on the occasion of its restoration.
    catalogue out of print


catalogue chagall ballet opéra


 Marc Chagall, the ballet, the opéra (Rmn edition, 1995)
 One of the little known aspects of Marc Chagall's work is his work on the stage. Chagall was fascinated by theatre, ballet and music from an early age.
  catalogue out of print


Catalogues online

Chagall. A Cry of Freedom
from June 1st to September 16th 2024