The German Expressionist Franz Marc had an almost religious reverence for nature. He considered animals to be innocent beings. In this rhythmic interplay of line and colour, the animal is almost entirely fused with the landscape. As a member of the artist's group Der Blaue Reiter (1911 1914) Marc shared Kandinsky's ideas about the purity of line and colour.
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Viewable in Gallery E
In the museum now
|Material and technique||Oil on canvas|
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is on view in room E|
Width 77 cm
Height 54.5 cm
|Accession number||1575 (MK)|
|Credits||Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: M. Tak van Poortvliet 1936|
|Collector||Collector / Marie Tak van Poortvliet|
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|Geographical origin||Germany > Western Europe > Europe|
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All about the artist
München 1880 - Verdun 1916
Franz Marc studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Munich. At first he studied an academic style, but influenced by his travels to Paris, his work became...Bekijk het volledige profiel