Egon Schiele, Self-Portrait with Chinese Lantern Plant, 1912 © Leopold Museum, Vienna, Inv. 454

Egon Schiele

SELF-ABANDONMENT AND SELF-ASSERTION

ON THE NEW PRESENTATION OF THE EGON SCHIELE COLLECTION

The Leopold Museum is home to the largest and most eminent Schiele collection in the world. It comprises 42 paintings and 187 works on paper by Egon Schiele (1890–1918).

The new presentation of the collection illustrates Schiele’s artistic progression through a chronological hanging of the Leopold Museum’s works. The exhibition starts with the young Schiele and traces his development from being influenced by Gustav Klimt to his radically expressive phase, which was particularly esteemed by Rudolf Leopold, closing with the works from his »late oeuvre« created shortly before Schiele’s untimely death.

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