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Portrait of Paris von Gütersloh  1918

by Egon Schiele

Due to Schiele's death from an influenza epidemic in 1918, he never completed this painting of his friend Paris von Gütersloh. Nonetheless, it remains a masterpiece of Austrian Expressionist portraiture. Gütersloh was a painter, writer, actor, producer, and stage designer, who wrote the first study of Schiele's art in 1911. Schiele admired his friend's extraordinary intell...
55 1/8 x 43 7/16 in. (140.02 x 110.33 cm)
Oil on canvas
Public Domain, Courtesy of the Minneapolis Institute of Art