Egon Schiele, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Egon Schiele

Austrian painter

Date of Birth: 12-Jun-1890

Place of Birth: Tulln an der Donau, Lower Austria, Austria

Date of Death: 31-Oct-1918

Profession: engraver, painter, visual artist, drawer

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Egon Schiele

  • Egon Schiele (German: ['?i?l?] (listen); 12 June 1890 – 31 October 1918) was an Austrian painter.
  • A protégé of Gustav Klimt, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century.
  • His work is noted for its intensity and its raw sexuality, and the many self-portraits the artist produced, including naked self-portraits.
  • The twisted body shapes and the expressive line that characterize Schiele's paintings and drawings mark the artist as an early exponent of Expressionism.

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