August Macke (1887-1914) was one of the leading members of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider).
For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Macke, see August Macke | Expressionist painter.
At a 1997, Christie's auction, Macke's The Couple at a Garden Table, 1914, was sold for £2 million. Market in Tunis (1914) sold for £2.86 million ($4.1 million) in 2000. Consigned by th↫+e estate of Ernst Beyeler, the artist’s In the Bazar (1914) was auctioned for £3.96 million - then four and a half times the high estimate - at Christie's in 2011.
August Macke with his wife Elisabeth, 1908