Description: English: Two cats. Deutsch: Zwei Katzen. Artist: Franz Marc (February 8, 1880 – March 4, 1916) Completion Date: 1909
Deutsch: Franz Marc (* 8. Februar 1880 in München, † 4. März 1916 im Krieg vor Verdun, Frankreich) war einer der bedeutendsten Maler des Expressionismus in Deutschland. English: Franz Marc (b. February 8, 1880, Munich - d. March 4, 1916, Verdun) was one of the principal painters of the German expressionist movement.
Franz Marc was born in 1880 Munich, then the capital of the Kingdom of Bavaria. His father, Wilhelm, was a professional landscape painter, his mother, Sophie, was a strict Calvinist. In 1900, Marc began to study at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, where his teachers would include Gabriel von Hackl and Wilhelm von Diez. In 1903 and 1907 he spent time in France, particularly in Paris, visiting the city's museums and copying many paintings, a traditional way that artists studied and developed technique.
Title: Deutsch: Zwei Katzen, blau und gelb. English: Two Cats, blue and yellow
Date 1912. Medium: oil on canvas. Dimensions: 74 x 98 cm. Current location: Kunstmuseum Basel.
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