Celebrated modernist artist Marc Chagall (1887-1985), though
born in the Soviet Union, spent much of his career in France. The
Marc Chagall Museum in Nice has the largest permanent collection of
his works, including his
, comprising 17 large-scale
paintings depicting scenes from the Bible. The museum also has a
large collection of lithographs, sculptures, and ceramics house in
the block-like building and attractive gardens.
Address: Avenue du Docteur Ménard Postal Code: 0600 Website: www.musees-nationaux-alpesmaritimes.fr Telephone: +33 (0)4 93 53 Transportation: Bus No. 15 and 22 go past the 'Musée Chagall'
stop. Opening Time: Wednesday to Monday 10am-6pm (closes 5pm November to
April). Closed 1 January, 1 May, and 25 December. Admission: EUR7.50, concessions available.
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