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lower right: F Marc

Provenance

(Kunshandlung Brakl, Munich); acquired 1910 by Dr. Ludwig Hopf [1884-1939], Aachen.[1] Acquired by the Kellen family before 1953; Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kellen, New York; gift 1983 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1916
Franz Marc Gedächtnis-Ausstellung, Münchener Neue Secession, 1916, no. 40.
1961
German Expressionism, Pasadena Art Museum, 1961, no. 69, repro.
1966
Kandinsky and His Friends: centenary exhibition, Marlborough Fine Arts, London, 1966, no. 98.
1979
Franz Mark 1880-1916, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, 1979, repro.
1980
Franz Marc 1880-1916, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, no. 20, repro.
1991
Extended loan for use by Justice Anthony Kennedy, The Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1991-1997.
2005
Franz Marc - Die Retrospektive, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau, Munich, 2005-2006, no. 24.
2006
Best in Show: The Dog in Art from the Renaissance to Today, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2006-2007, unnumbered catalogue, fig. 64 (shown only in Houston).
2009
Marc, Macke und Delaunay. Die Schönheit einer zerbrechenden Welt (1910-1914) [Marc, Macke, and Delaunay. The Beauty of a Fragile World (1910-1914)], Sprengel Museum, Hannover, 2009, no. 127, repro.
Bibliography
1936
Schardt, Alois Jakob. Franz Marc. Berlin, 1936: 162
1940
Marc, Franz. Briefe aus dem Feld. Berlin, 1940: repro. opposite 36.
1976
Lankheit, Klaus. Franz Marc: Sein Leben und seine Kunst. Cologne, 1976:65, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 249, repro.
1989
Strick, Jeremy. Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture: Selections for the Tenth Anniversary of the East Building. Washington, D.C., 1989: repro. 18, 19.
2004
Hoberg, Annegret and Isabelle Jansen. Franz Marc: The Complete Works, Volume 1, The Oil Paintings. London, 2004:100, no. 79, repro.