Egon Schiele (1890-1918)

Austrian artist, painter and drawer of erotic images of the unseen and repressed, and challenging self-portraiture of the artist's many faces.
Major works Sitting Woman with Legs Drawn Up (The Artist's Wife, 1917)
Related figures Klimt

"The erotic work of art is sacred, too."

"Life is a disease that leads to death."

"Art can not be modern, art is primordially eternal."


Egon Schiele: Eros and Passion, by Klaus Albrecht Schröder