Egon Schiele (June 12, 1890 – October 31, 1918) (pronounced [ˈʃiːlə], approximately SHEE-luh) was an Austrian painter, a protégé of Gustav Klimt, and a major figurative painter of the early 20th century.

Schiele's body of work is noted for the intensity and the large number of self-portraits he produced. The twisted body shapes that characterize Schiele's paintings and drawings make the artist a notable exponent of Expressionism. The most important collection of Schiele's work is housed in the Leopold Museum, Vienna.

Egon Schiele was born in Tulln on the Danube. His father, Adolf, worked for the Austrian State Railways as a station master; his mother, Marie, was from Krumau, in Bohemia. As a child, he attended the school run by the Stift Klosterneuburg, where his arts teacher K.L. Strauch recognized and supported Schiele's artistic talent.

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Blind Mother - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Blind Mother
Sitting male act - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Sitting male act
Self Portrait With Black Vase And Spread Fingers - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Self Portrait With Black Vase And Spread Fingers
Double Self Portrait - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Double Self Portrait
Self Portrait With Spread Fingers - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Self Portrait With Spread Fingers
Sitting feminine act - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Sitting feminine act
Sunflowers2 - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Sunflowers2
Melon - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Melon
Seated Woman With Her Left Hand In Her Hair - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Seated Woman With Her Left Hand In Her Hair
Forest With Sunlit Clearing In The Background - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Forest With Sunlit Clearing In The Background
Kneeling Female Nude  Back View - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Kneeling Female Nude Back View
Summer Landscape  Krumau - Egon Schiele - www.egon-schiele.net
Summer Landscape Krumau

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