With the commission of a great art dealer and book publisher, Ambroise Vollard, Mr. Chagall initiated his world renowned “The Bible” illustrations project in 1931. It’s considered one of his greatest masterpieces. In 1938, he painted White Crucifixion, an oil on canvas. In the following years, Mr. Chagall produced many other celebrated works. At the age of 80, Mr. Chagall painted two monumental murals for the lobby of New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, at Lincoln Center; The Sources of Music and The Triumph of Music. On March 28, 1985, while working on a tapestry for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, he passed away at his home in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France, at the age of 97. Mr. Marc Chagall enriched the world by producing a vast collection of images and poetry, featuring biblical themes and memories of everyday life.