Egon Schiele (1890-1918) Self-Portrait Standing, 1910, Gouache, watercolor and pencil with white highlighting, 55 x 36cm. “ 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.” - Egon Schiele
Schiele, Egon , Eduard Kosmack, 1910, Oil on canvas, 100 x 100cm Looking at this painting, describe Schiele’s style in terms of space, colour, figure, form, and line. What similarities can you see with Klimt? What differences? Portrait of Emilie Flöge. 1902.
Self-Portrait as St. Sebastian (Poster for Arnot Gallery exhibition) 1914/15 Indian ink and opaque 67 x 50 cm What sort of message is Schiele trying to create here with this self-portrait as the martyr St. Sebastian? What makes you think this?
Self-Portraits Consider the way that Schiele has created a self-portrait. In what ways might you distinguish between the way Schiele has done a self-portraits compared to someone like Beckmann?
Paintings of Women Artist's wife, 1917 Female Nude, 1910 Female Nude, 1914 Freundschaft, 1913 Consider the way that Schiele has portrayed women. How does is seem different than the way he portrays himself? Why do you think so?
Though there are obvious similarities to Klimt in this work, in what ways is this work quite different stylistically? Frederike Beer