One of egon schiele's personal portraits, the artist's wife, was created in 1918. Great attention is paid to the delicate beauty of his wife, seemingly caught in a tender relaxed pose. Today it has been reproduced by hand in oil on canvas. Egon schiele, painter and commercial artist, was born in 1890 in austria. Schiele was strongly influenced by the art nouveau style of his friend gustav klimt , who often encouraged younger artists. His style matured into a form of expressionism that often featured controversial imagery or symbolism of death. In 1918, schiele died in vienna just three days after the death of his pregnant wife edith. His work continues to be exhibited throughout the world. Why not view this intriguing artwork in your own home? This thought-provoking image is sure to attract many admirers! Frame description: black satin frame.