Today in 1916, German expressionist painter Franz Marc was fatally wounded at the Battle of Verdun. Advertisements
Franz Marc (1880-1916), Der Turm der Blauen Pferde (The Tower of Blue Horses), 1913, oil on canvas, 200 x 130 cm, whereabouts unknown since the end of World War II.
Franz Marc (1880 – 1916), Pferd in Landschaft (Horse in a Landscape), 1910, oil on canvas, 85 x 112 cm, Museum Folkwang Essen.
To our mind, Franz Marc is one of the greatest animal painters of the 20th century.