Male Nude (Self-Portrait) (Männlicher Akt [Selbstbildnis I])
Egon Shiele drew many nudes in his career, depicting both sexes. Often scandalous for their eroticism, his images captured psychologically complex moments as seen in this unidealized self-portrait.
Lithograph on wove paper
Image: 16 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (41.6 x 23.8 cm)
Sheet: 17 5/8 x 15 11/16 in. (44.8 x 39.8 cm) (show scale)
Printmakers mark printed in black ink near the lower left corner. "42" underlined, is inscibed in graphite in the lower right corner of the verso. "9" is inscribed in graphite near the lower left corner of the verso.
Signed, "Egon Schiele 1912" lower left of composition in graphite, and signed in stone, lower right
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Egon Schiele (Austrian, 1890-1918). Male Nude (Self-Portrait) (Männlicher Akt [Selbstbildnis I]), 1912. Lithograph on wove paper, Image: 16 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. (41.6 x 23.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X625.3 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X625.3_PS9.jpg)
overall, X625.3_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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