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SCHIELE, Egon (1890 - 1918), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHIELE, Egon (1890 - 1918), Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver

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Austrian, 20th century, male.

Born 12 June 1890, in Tulln (Danube); died 31 October 1918, in Vienna.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver. Figures, nudes, portraits, interiors with figures, landscapes.


[not available online]Egon Schiele's father was the stationmaster of Tulln. Egon Schiele was born in the station, which has now become his memorial birthplace. He was a pupil of the Akademie der Bildenden

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