Egon Schiele

Austrian, 1890-1918

18,287 followers

Egon Schiele

Austrian, 1890-1918

18,287 followers

A great innovator of modern figure painting, Egon Schiele is known for creating erotic and deeply …

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A great innovator of modern figure painting, Egon Schiele is known for creating erotic and deeply psychological portraits, on many occasions using himself as the subject. Schiele often used color sparingly, his work identifiable instead by his characteristic sinuous black line. In his many self-portraits, Schiele is …

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$40m, Sotheby's, 2011
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Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and 1 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 6 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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frieze, and 2 more
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