Franz Marc. The World Cow. 1913

Franz Marc

The World Cow


Oil on canvas
27 7/8 x 55 5/8" (70.7 x 141.3 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Morton D. May, and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold H. Maremont (both by exchange)
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Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Franz Marc has 19 works online.
There are 2,242 paintings online.
Provenance Research Project
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1913, Franz Marc, Munich, Germany.
July 6, 1913 - at least 1940, Willem Wolff Beffie (1880-1950), Amsterdam/Brussels/Brooklyn, purchased from the artist.
1940 (?) - 1946, Nierendorf Gallery, New York, probably acquired from Willem Wolff Beffie.
1946 - 1988, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, purchased from Nierendorf Gallery.
1988, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired by exchange with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

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