Egon Schiele (1890-1918) was an Austrian artist who was part of the Expressionism movement.
Egon Schiele Summary:
- He had a love for trains because his father was a station master.
- Schiele dropped out of art school after altercations with the school’s conservative style.
- His mentor was Gustav Klimt.
- While stationed in Prague during World War I, he painted Russian prisoners.
- He died of the Spanish flu during the pandemic of 1918.
Egon Schiele Famous Paintings:
- The Embrace (1917)
- Portrait of Wally (1912)
- Death and the Maiden (1915)
- Self Portrait with Chinese Lantern Plant (1912)
- Hermits (1912)
- Self Portrait with Striped Shirt (1910)