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Artist: August Macke
[German Expressionist, 1887-1914]

Title: Girls Under Trees (Mädchen unter Bäumen)

Date: 1914
Medium: oil on canvas
Dimensions: 47 x 63 inches (119 x 159 cm)
Location: Kunsthaus, Zurich

Image size: 1280 x 966 pixels, 347 Kbytes
Image source: Artcyclopedia
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Girls Under Trees was painted shortly before Macke's death. Like Franz Marc, Macke was called to serve in World War I and was killed on September 26 1914 - shortly after that senseless war began.

The scene seems quite idyllic, but what of the girl in the center? There seems to be a sense of melancholy about her; she appears younger than the other girls and separate from them.

Girls Under Trees
A poster of this painting is available at AllPosters.
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