Egon Schiele


Austrian Expressionist Artist

Artistically and stylistically influenced by the following painters -  Gustav Klimt, Edvard Munch Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and  Vincent van Gogh

Education -  Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna , Austria

Cause of Death -  He died, along with his wife and unborn child, in the Great  flu pandemic of 1918. He was just 28 years old.

Mediums - oil on canvas, watercolor, charcoal, graphite, pastel



Artist Quotes

I do not deny that I have made drawings and watercolors of an erotic nature. But they are always works of art. Are there no artists who have done erotic pictures? -- Egon Schiele

"I must see new things and investigate them. I want to taste dark water and see crackling trees and wild winds." -- Egon Schiele

"To restrict the artist is a crime. It is to murder germinating life." -- Egon Schiele

"I am so rich that I must give myself away." -- Egon Schiele

"Everything is dead while it lives." -- Egon Schiele

"Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal" -- Egon Schiele

"At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. -- Egon Schiele

I don't know who is able to understand why I visit those places where my father used to be and where I can feel the pain.-- Egon Schiele






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 The Artist's Wife
The Artist's Wife Art Print
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 Nude Male with a Red Loin-Cloth, 1914
Nude Male with a Red Loin-Cloth, 1914 Art Print
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 Nu Assis, 1910
Nu Assis, 1910 Art Print
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Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Paul Klee
Oskar Kokoschka
Auguste Macke
Franz Marc
Amedeo Modigliani
Edvard Munch
Emil Nolde
Georges Rouault
Egon Schiele