Franz Marc Paintings – German Painter
Franz Marc – German Painter
Born 8 February 1880 – Munich Germany
Died: 4 March 1916 – at age of 36 years
Most Famous paintings: The Blue Rider, The Tower of Blue Horses, The Woman on the Hillside
German artist Franz Marc was born on 8th February 1880 in Munich, Germany.
Nowadays he is mostly recognized by his animal paintings such as “Blue Horse I”, “Blue Black Fox” and “Red Dear” for example. After a long period of stylistic excursions, he finally developed his very own, unique style to paint.
Around 1910 Franz Marc met the like-minded artists Wassily Kandinsky and August Macke. His probably most important years were between 1911 and 1914 – where he created his most popular oil paintings. His publication of the “Blaue Reiter” almanac with Kandinsky and his exhibition was also during these years.
Franz Marc died during First World War in 1916, his body was later on buried in Kochel am See.