Amoureux à l’arc en ciel by Marc Chagall, on display in Alon Zakaim’s exhibition.

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Running until February 16 (after opening in October) at the Mayfair, London, gallery, Marc Chagall: Love and Luminosity comprises 30 works brought together from private collections in the UK.

Weaving through many of the pictures, such as Amoureux à l’arc en ciel, are images of the artist’s first wife Bella, his muse and inspiration even after her death in 1944. Amoureux… is a prime example of the painter’s work, reflecting his love for colour and busy yet dreamlike scenes.

The show spans 1938-84 and features some lesser-known works, some depicting individuals, other interior scenes. Works range in price from $160,000-$6.95m.

Born to a Jewish family in Vitebsk, Chagall spent much of his life in France, escaped to the US during the Second World War, and later returned to France.

Though his following is typically stronger across the pond, he has a sizeable base of interest in the UK. Two of his major programmes of stained glass windows are in England - and the strength of the offerings at Zakaim demonstrates the quality and depth of British interest in the artist.