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Subjects : Landscape
Keywords : Painting, flower, landscape, nature, Painting, plant, plants, tree
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"Zoologischer Garten I" (German: Zoologischer Garten I) is a painting by the German artist August Macke, painted in 1912. The artist himself placed this work above his other paintings ("Small Zoological Garden in Brown and Yellow" and the triptych "Large Zoological Garden") on a similar theme. Zoological Garden I is currently in the Lenbachhaus Gallery in Munich (Inv.-Nr. G 13329). The theme of a visit to the zoo, as well as a walk through the city, appeared in the artist's sketchbooks as early as 1907. It finally took shape during a trip Makke made with his wife to the Netherlands, where they visited the Amsterdam Zoo in particular. In the sketchbook he took with him on this trip, there are animal sketches of flowers he made in Amsterdam, and the motif of a perched parrot appears. The idea was finalised at Cologne Zoo. As Elisabeth Macke recalls, August worked in Bertha Warringer's restaurant, which was located at Cologne Zoo. He was good friends with the Warringer family. The restaurant kept Makke's painting materials, and he painted there whenever he felt like it. In this painting, Macke combined the radiant colour of the Fauves with the new 'cubist' organisation of composition used by Delaunay in his famous 'Eiffel Tower'. Macquet became acquainted with this painting at the first exhibition of the Cavalier bleu"; it was later acquired by Bernhardt Köhler, the uncle of Macquet's wife, a patron and collector; "The black line does not merely trace contours, as in Matisse, [...]

 

This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the art nouveau style.

 

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