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Egon Schiele (Great Masters in Art)

Egon Schiele (Great Masters in Art)

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Publication Date: November 15th, 2017
Hirmer Publishers
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Few modern artists have such a following today as Egon Schiele (1890–1918), who in his short life created numerous works that draw in casual viewers and dedicated art lovers alike. Though he enjoyed some success during his lifetime, it wasn’t until the early 1950s that his lasting importance began to be widely appreciated. This book offers striking reproductions of works from each of Schiele’s creative periods, revealing an artists who captivates the viewer with emotional subjects and technical ingenuity in equal measure. Accompanying those artworks are selections from the rich trove of documents Schiele left behind, including his little-known existential poetry.

About the Author

Diethard Leopold is an art collector and cofounder of the Leopold Museum in Vienna and chairman of the Leopold Trust. Isabell Cahn is a curator at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris. Markus Müller is director of the Kunstmuseum Pablo Picasso in Münster.