Egon Schiele

Drawings & Watercolours


‘This authoritative and beautifully produced account of one of the most compelling figures in modern art is an unmissable bargain’ RA Magazine

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Jane Kallir


Austrian Expressionist Egon Schiele produced a prolific body of work before his early death at the age of twenty-eight in the flu epidemic of 1918. As well as a few hundred oil paintings, he created nearly 3,000 drawings and watercolours. Limited access to these fragile works and dispersion among several collections have made a comprehensive survey of his work a rarity. This volume assembles this master draughtsman’s works on paper, providing a unique opportunity to study his rapid artistic development over the course of his brief twelve years of activity.

Jane Kallir, the author of Schiele’s catalogue raisonnĂ©, introduces each year of the artist’s output, discussing his step-by-step progression from child prodigy to master of the human form and expression.

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Weight 1313 g
Dimensions 15.9 x 23.8 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 31 January 2014
Number of pages 496
Format Hardback
Contributors Edited by Ivan Vartanian
Dimensions 15.9 x 23.8 cm
Weight 1313 g


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Ivan Vartanian an author, editor and the founder of Goliga Books, Inc., who specialize in art, photography and design.

Jane Kallir's other books include Egon Schiele (1994); and Egon Schiele: The Complete Works with a Biography and Catalogue Raisonné (1990; expanded 1998). She has curated exhibitions of Schiele's work throughout the world, and in 2001-2002, she organized 'Gustav Klimt - Oskar Kokoschka - Egon Schiele' in Rome and Trieste.