Franz Marc. Blue Horse with Rainbow (Blaues Pferd mit Regenbogen). (1913)

Franz Marc

Blue Horse with Rainbow (Blaues Pferd mit Regenbogen)


Watercolor, gouache and pencil on paper
6 1/2 x 10 1/4" (16.5 x 26 cm)
John S. Newberry Collection
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Drawings and Prints
This work is not on view.
Franz Marc has 19 works  online.
There are 15,092 drawings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
Maria Marc (1876-1955), Ried, Germany, until at least 1936 [1]. Curt Valentin, New York; John S. Newberry (1910-1964), New York, by 1948 [2]; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1964 (John S. Newberry Collection).

[1] "Nachlass Franz Marc bestätigt Maria Marc/ Blaues Pferd mit Regenbogen" verso, lower center sheet, pencil, hand of Maria Marc. See Alois J. Schardt, Franz Marc, Berlin: Rembrandt-Verlag, 1936, p. 168, no. 20 ("Pferd im Regenbogen"), which lists the work as being in the collection of Maria Marc. Included in the exhibition "Franz Marc: Gedächtnisausstellung," Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin, May 1936 (no. 62: Pferd im Regenbogen, 1914).
[2] Included in the exhibition "Drawings and Watercolors, XIX and XX Centuries: From the Collection of John S. Newberry, Jr.," Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University, Cambridge, February 12-March 31, 1948.

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