Artists

Egon Schiele

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    EGON SCHIELE
    SITZENDER WEIBLICHER AKT -
    NACH LINKS GEWENDET - 1915
    Bleistift auf Papier, mit handschriftlicher
    Bezeichnung “Schiele“ und Sammlerstempel
    von Heinrich Boehler rechts unten
    48 x 32 cm
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    EGON SCHIELE
    SITENDE FRAU - 1916
    Bleistift auf Papier
    45,2 x 28,8 cm

Egon Schiele is born in 1890 in Tulln, Lower Austria. From 1906 to 1909 he studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. 1908 he meets Josef Hoffmann and Gustav Klimt then recording in the group Wiener Werkstätte. In 1909 participation at the second international art exhibition. Schiele is cofounder of the Wiener Neukunstgruppe. He moves to Krumau in 1911. 1912 exhibition in Munich next to the works of the artist group Der Blaue Reiter. 1913 collaboration in the Berlin journal Die Aktion. 1914 exhibition participations in Rome, Brussels and Paris. 1915 he returned to Vienna and married Edith Harm. Immediatly after this, conscription to military service. In 1916 the journal Die Aktion publishes an Egon Schiele issue (Nr. 35/36). In 1917, Schiele was commissioned with Albert Paris Gütersloh to organize the war exhibition in the Vienna Prater. 1918 exhibition at the Vienna Secession. Egon Schiele dies in 1918 in Vienna.