CHAGALL / by nigel daly

Marc Chagall's costumes and designs featured in "The Magic Flute," February 1967, Metropolitan Opera, New York. (Frank Dunand / Metropolitan Opera Archives)

Marc Chagall's costumes and designs featured in "The Magic Flute," February 1967, Metropolitan Opera, New York. (Frank Dunand / Metropolitan Opera Archives)

"I adore the theater and I am a painter. I think the two are made for a marriage of love. I will give all my soul to prove this once more."