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Franz Marc. Elephant (Elefant). (1913)

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Elephant (Elefant)

Franz Marc (German, 1880–1916)

Pencil on paper
6 x 4 1/2" (15.2 x 11.5 cm)
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Gift of Julia Feininger
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Collection work meeting criteria specified in Introduction.

Maria Marc (1876-1955), Ried, 1916 [1]; Lyonel Feininger (1871–1956), Weimar, Dessau and New York [2]; by inheritance to Julia Feininger, New York, 1956; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1965 (Gift of Julia Feininger).
[1] Hoberg, Annegret, Franz Marc, and Isabelle Jansen, eds. Franz Marc: The Complete Works. vol. 3. London: Philip Wilson Publishers, 2004, p. 255.
[2] Ibid.


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