The painter Egon Schiele died at the age of 28. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Austrian Expressionist painter known for his dramatic sketches and self-portraits. His best-known works included “Seated Woman with Bent Knee,” “Death and Maiden,” and “The Family.” He was considered one of the greatest figurative painters of the early 20th century.
His father was Adolf Schiele and was employed as the station master at the Tulln station in the Austrian State Railways. He married Edith Harms on June 17, 1915.
Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.
Everything is dead while it lives.
I am so rich that I must give myself away.
All beautiful and noble qualities have been united in me… I shall be the fruit which will leave eternal vitality behind even after its decay. How great must be your joy, therefore, to have given birth to me.
At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants.