Horse in a landscape


Completion Date: 1910

Style: Expressionism

Genre: animal painting

Technique: oil

Material: canvas

Dimensions: 112 x 85 cm

Gallery: Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Tags: animals, horses

'Horse In Landscape' (1910) is one of the earliest works where Franz Marc, inspired by Kandinsky, experiments with colors. In this painting, there's a purple horse with a blue mane and tail looking over a landscape defined by yellow, red, green and blue areas. The horse is standing with its back to the observer, so that it can take the viewer's perspective.

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