EGON SCHIELE. Masterpieces from the Leopold Museum
23.5 x 28 cm | Softcover
Editor: Leopold Museum
Authors: Elisabeth Leopold, Rudolf Leopold, Franz Smola, Birgit Summerauer, Hans-Peter Wipplinger
The Leopold Museum in Vienna houses the world’s largest collection of works by Egon Schiele (1890-1918) and offers a unique concentration of chief works by the Austrian artist. This book takes a closer look at some 140 paintings, watercolors and drawings from all the periods of the artist’s oeuvre, while affording a singular perspective on Egon Schiele’s artistic genius and his exploration of lines and color with large-scale illustrations. Essays by Rudolf and Elisabeth Leopold delineate the career of this provocative artist and the world he lived in, emphasizing Schiele’s place among the great masters of the 20th century.