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Franz Marc

1880 - 1916

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Franz Moritz Wilhelm Marc (8 February 1880 – 4 March 1916) was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of German Expressionism. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it. His mature works mostly depict animals, and are known for bright colouration. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Marc has received more than 798,276 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Franz Marc is the 131st most popular painter (down from 105th in 2019), the 302nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 217th in 2019) and the 10th most popular German Painter.

Franz Marc was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of the German Expressionist movement. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Franz Marc ranks 131 out of 1,421Before him are Georgia O'Keeffe, Parmigianino, Juan Gris, Albrecht Altdorfer, Odilon Redon, and John Constable. After him are Francis Bacon, Robert Delaunay, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Man Ray, Andrea del Sarto, and Fernand Léger.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1880, Franz Marc ranks 12Before him are Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Oswald Spengler, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Robert Musil, George Marshall, and Ludwig Beck. After him are André Derain, Paul Hausser, Manuel Azaña, Wilhelm List, Werner von Fritsch, and Premchand. Among people deceased in 1916, Franz Marc ranks 11Before him are Henryk Sienkiewicz, Yuan Shikai, Umberto Boccioni, Élie Metchnikoff, Klas Pontus Arnoldson, and Odilon Redon. After him are William Ramsay, Henry James, Sholem Aleichem, Richard Dedekind, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, and Otto of Bavaria.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franz Marc ranks 302 out of 6,142Before him are Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1175), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742), Hermann Ebbinghaus (1850), Ludwig Beck (1880), and Carl Ritter (1779). After him are Samuel Hahnemann (1755), Ernst Ruska (1906), Michael Wittmann (1914), Johannes Stark (1874), Paul Hindemith (1895), and Friedrich Schlegel (1772).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Franz Marc ranks 10Before him are Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472), Max Ernst (1891), Matthias Grünewald (1480), Hans Memling (1435), Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880), and Albrecht Altdorfer (1480). After him are Otto Dix (1891), Gerhard Richter (1932), Emil Nolde (1867), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Hans Baldung (1484), and George Grosz (1893).