August Macke (1887 – 21914) was one of the leading members of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider). He lived during a particularly innovative time for German art which saw the development of the main German Expressionist movements as well as the arrival of the successive avant-garde movements which were forming in the rest of Europe.
Frau des Künstlers, THE ARTIST'S WIFE, 1912, by August MACKE (Germany, 1887-1914). "One of leading members of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider)." Sadly this talented young artist's life & talent were destroyed in 2nd month of WWI. He was 27 years old. ~Wikipedia