According to art historian Michael J. Before World War I, he travelled between Saint Petersburg, Paris, and Berlin. During this period he created his own mixture and style of modern art based on his idea of Eastern European Jewish winter landscape gradual drawing for children gouache culture.
He had two basic reputations, writes Lewis: as a pioneer of modernism and as a major Jewish artist. He experienced modernism’s “golden age” in Paris, where “he synthesized the art forms of Cubism, Symbolism, and Fauvism, and the influence of Fauvism gave rise to Surrealism”. Chagall was the eldest of nine children. The family name, Shagal, is a variant of the name Segal, which in a Jewish community was usually borne by a Levitic family. Shagal, was employed by a herring merchant, and his mother, Feige-Ite, sold groceries from their home. Day after day, winter and summer, at six o’clock in the morning, my father got up and went off to the synagogue.