Egon Schiele June 12, 1890 – October 31, 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 the many self-portraits the artist produced. The twisted body shapes and the expressive line that characterize Schiele’s paintings and drawings mark the artist as an early exponent of Expressionism. This tapestry is a study of one of Schiele’s faces. It is the first of two versions woven.
Wool and cotton weft, seine twine warp.
5.5 x 7.5 inches