Homage to Egon Schiele II

Homage to Egon Schiele II

 

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 second of two versions woven. 

 Wool and cotton weft, seine twine warp.

8.5 x 12 inches

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