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Jakub Schikaneder (1855-1924) | Impressionistic nocturnes

Jakub Schikaneder came from the family of a German customs office clerk. Despite the family's poor background, he was able to pursue his studies, thanks in part to his family's love of art; an ancestor was Urban Schikaneder, the elder brother of the librettist Emanuel Schikaneder.
After having completed his studies in Prague and Munich 1871-1879, Schikaneder, alongside Emanuel Krescenc Liška, was involved in the furnishing of the royal box in the National Theatre in Prague; however, this work was lost in a fire in 1881.

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Alfons Walde (1891-1958) Tyrolean Expressionist painter

Alfons Walde was an Austrian artist🎨 and architect.
Walde is known best for his winter landscapes and farming images, especially skiing and sporting scenes, painted in tempera or impastoed oil paint.
Many of his paintings can be seen in the Museum gallery in Kitzbühel.

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Egon Schiele | Expressionist painter | Page 2

Egon Leon Adolf Schiele🎨 (12 June 1890 - 31 October 1918) was an Austrian painter🎨.
A protégé of Gustav Klimt🎨, Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century.
The twisted body shapes and the expressive line that characterize Schiele's paintings and drawings mark the artist as an early exponent of Expressionism.

For biographical notes -in english and italian- and other works by Schiele see:
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Rainer Maria Rilke / Auguste Rodin | Love Song, 1907

Auguste Rodin🎨 - Fugit Amor, 1881

How shall I hold my soul and yet not touch
It with your own? How shall I ever place
It clear of you on anything beyond?
Oh gladly I would stow it next to such
Things in the darkness as are never found
Down in an alien and silent space
That does not resonate when you resound.

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Helmut Leherb | Fantastic realism painter / sculptor

Born as Helmut Leherbauer (1933-1997) in Vienna, Helmut Leherb studied at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and at the Academy of Arts in Stockholm, 1948-1954.
In 1955 he married Lotte Prohohs and moved to Vienna and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in the class of Albert Paris Gütersloh.
He joined a group of artists who later became known as the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism.
1959 exhibited jointly with Rudolf Hausner, Wolfgang Hutter and Anton Lehmden in the Upper Belvedere.

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Camilla Göbl-Wahl (1871-1965) | Floral Still Life painter

Camilla Göbl-Wahl is an Austrian painter🎨 born in Vienna 1871 and died in Vienna 1965.
1893-1898 she was a student of R.Geyling, Olga Wisinger-Florian and A.D.Goltz.
She exhibited for the first time in 1896 in Vienna Artists Unit (Wiener Kuenstlerhaus).
She is well known for her wonderful gallery of flower still lifes.
Her work is very popular and well represented internationally.

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Egon Schiele | Quotes / Le lettere

  • Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.
  • Bodies have their own light which they consume to live: they burn, they are not lit from the outside.
  • I must see new things and investigate them. I want to taste dark water and see crackling trees and wild winds.
  • At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants...
  • I was in love with everything- I wanted to look with love at the angry people so that their eyes would be forced to respond; and I wanted to bring gifts to the envious and tell them that I am worthless.
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Egon Schiele | Expressionist painter

Egon Schiele, (born June 12, 1890, Tulln, near Vienna - died Oct. 31, 1918, Vienna), Austrian🎨 Expressionist painter, draftsman and printmaker noted for the eroticism of his figurative works.
As a student at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (1907-09), Schiele was strongly influenced by the Jugendstil movement, the German Art Nouveau.
He met Gustav Klimt🎨, leader of the Vienna Sezession group, and the linearity and subtlety of Schiele’s work owe much to Klimt’s decorative elegance.