Franz Marc. The World Cow. 1913

Franz Marc

The World Cow

1913

Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
27 7/8 x 55 5/8" (70.7 x 141.3 cm)
Credit
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Morton D. May, and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold H. Maremont (both by exchange)
Object number
118.1988
Department
Painting and Sculpture
This work is not on view.
Franz Marc has 19 works online.
There are 2,320 paintings online.
This work is included in the Provenance Research Project, which investigates the ownership history of works in MoMA's collection.
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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