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