Artist and Studio
August Macke, Portrait of Franz Marc, 1910

August Macke, Portrait of Franz Marc, 1910

August Macke (1887 – 1914)  self-portrait, 1906
A leading member of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider).  His career was cut short by his early death (age 27) at the front lines in Champagne, France during World War I. His final painting, Farewell, depicts the mood of gloom that settled after the outbreak of war.

August Macke (1887 – 1914)  self-portrait, 1906

A leading member of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider).  His career was cut short by his early death (age 27) at the front lines in Champagne, France during World War I. His final painting, Farewell, depicts the mood of gloom that settled after the outbreak of war.