Franz Marc

German artist (1880–1916)

Franz Moritz Wilhelm Marc (8 February 1880 – 4 March 1916) was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of the German Expressionist movement. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it.

Franz Marc
Franz Marc in 1910
Born(1880-02-08)8 February 1880
Died4 March 1916(1916-03-04) (aged 36), while battling in World War 1
Braquis, France
EducationAcademy of Fine Arts, Munich
Known forPainting
Notable workpaintings: Fate of the Animals, The Tower of Blue Horses, The Yellow Cow, Blue Horses, journal: Der Blaue Reiter
Franz Marc, The Small Blue horses, 1911. One of several of Marc's paintings of blue horses
Foxes, 1913
The bewitched Mill, 1913