Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider)

Illustrated by Franz Marc (German, 1880–1916), Illustrated by Wassily Kandinsky (Russian, 1866–1944), Publisher R. Piper & Co. (German, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Munich, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Artist & the Book 139


Overall: 29.5 x 22.3 x 2.7 cm (11 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two color woodcuts, hand-colored linecut, and photo-offset reproductions

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Munich: R. Piper & Co., 1912) Quarto; [2 ff.] 140 pp. [5 ff. advertisements], plus plates (some folding); gilt-stamped blue leather.

Original woodcuts and reproductions of other works of art

Munich: R. Piper & Co., 1912


Susan W. and Stephen D. Paine, Boston, MA; year-end gift to MFA, Dec. 31, 1984

Credit Line

Gift of Susan W. and Stephen D. Paine