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Egon Schiele

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Expressionist painter, draftsman, and printmaker.[F6U]
An acquaintance of Gustav Klimt and was influenced by him.[F6U]
Helped found the Neukunstgruppe (New Art Group) in Vienna, 1909.[J92]
Exhibited throughout Europe from 1911.[J92]
Arrested in 1912 for seducing a minor and for 'disseminating immoral drawings' and was released after serving twenty-four days in jail.[F6U]
Added to the Association of Austrian Artists, 1913.[F6U]
Joined the military, 1915.[F6U]
Died from Spanish flu.[F6U]

Place of birth: Tulln[F6U]
Place of marriage and death: Vienna[F6U]
Place of burial: Friedhof Ober-Sankt Veit, Vienna[F6U]



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