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August Macke

August Macke

 

Artist: August Macke

Dates: 3 January 1887 – 26 September 1914

Nationality: German

Title of Piece: Woman In a Green Jacket

Woman in a Green jacket by August Macke

Woman in a Green jacket by August Macke

Brief Biography: Macke was one of leading artists of the German Expressionist group, Der Blaue Reiter. His painting style was influenced by French and Post Impressionism and later in his career Orphism. Macke was killed in the second month of the First World War at the front in Champagne, France.

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