Blue Horse Painting Franz Marc – Oil Painting Reproduction
Blue Horse or Blaues Pferd was created in 1911 by the German expressionist painter Franz Marc. It was first displayed in Munich Germany at the first “Der Blaue Reiter” exhibition, which was held at the Thannhauser Gallery in Munich from December 1911 till January 1912. Later the exhibition also showed in other cities such as Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, and Hagen. In 1911, he also created his famous painting “Der Blaue Reiter” after which he named his first exhibition.
For his famous oil painting Blue Horse (Blaues Pferd) he used mostly blue, yellow, red, and green colors. With the vivid blue being dominant and focus color on this oil painting.
“Blue is the masculine principle, astringent, and spiritual. Yellow is the female principle, gentle, gay, and sensuous. Red is the matter, brutal and heavy and heavy and always the color that the other two must oppose and overcome!”
Franz Marc chooses animal paintings as they symbolize and represent an existence before the fall of Eden and pure innocence. Looking at his painting Blue Horse one can sense the vibrance of the colors and the strong blue. To Franz Marc, horses symbolize and represent freedom and purity of spirit.
Original Painting at: Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany