Franz Marc art links 


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Franz Marc: Cat on a Yellow Cushion, 1912
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Franz Marc

[German Expressionist Painter, 1880-1916]

• Relationships: Founding member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a Munich group of Expressionist painters.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in Animals.
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Original works by Franz Marc available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteFranz Marc Museum, Kochel am See, Germany

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
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Siberian Dogs in the Snow

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
3 works online when last checked

Notable SiteFranz Marc at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Siberian Dogs in the Snow, 1909/10

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art  

Notable SiteStädel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Dog Lying in the Snow

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
The Wolves (Balkan War), 1913

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
Birth of the Horse (Geburt der Pferde), 1913

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Aus Der Tierlegende

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany (in German)  

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington - Provenance Research Project
Four Foxes, 1913

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (in German)  

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
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Lenbach House, Munich, Germany (in German)  
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Lenbach House, Munich, Germany (in German)  
Blue Horse I, 1911

Franz Marc in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota  

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
Die Weltenkuh, 1913

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, England
Red Woman, 1912

Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome (in Italian)  

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Two Horses (see bottom row)

Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
Landscape with Animals, 1913
The Little Mountain Goats, 1913-14

San Diego Museum of Art, California
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Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (in German)  
Small Yellow Horses

Stiftung Moritzburg, Moritzburg, Germany (in German)  
Die weiße Katze (The White Cat), 1912

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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The Dream, 1912

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteFranz Marc in the Artchive  

Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: The Fate of the Animals, 1913

Notable SiteFranz Marc at CGFA  

Notable SiteGoogle Art Project   NEW!
The Dream (Museo Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid)

Notable SiteFranz Marc at The Athenaeum  
96 works online by Marc

Notable SiteFranz Marc in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

AICT: Art Images for College Teaching  
The Lamb, 1913-14

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteFranz Marc Gallery
Dozens of works viewable here

The Modernist Journals Project
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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Franz Marc  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Art + Auction Magazine
The Waterfall (Women Under a Waterfall), 1912

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Franz Marc, The Complete Works: The Oil Paintings

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Franz Marc: Horses

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Franz Marc: Die Fuchse (The Fox)
Die Fuchse (The Fox)

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Monkey Frieze, 1911
Monkey Frieze, 1911

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Franz Marc: Dog Lying in the Snow
Dog Lying in the Snow

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Franz Marc: Lamb

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Franz Marc: Cat on a Yellow Pillow
Cat on a Yellow Pillow

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Franz Marc: Gelbe Kuh
Gelbe Kuh

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Franz Marc: Horse In A Landscape
Horse In A Landscape

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