London: Phaidon Press Limited, 1972, 1973. Hardcover. Black cloth with red painted letters and decoration on spine & front cover, tan & illus. dust jacket, in cardboard slipcase, 688 pp., 612 BW illus., 84 color plates, 144 BW plates; includes two additional plates on a folded sheet at back; weighs 11 lbs. VG++ (Cardboard slipcase shows age and tanning; it has protected the book from the same fate.). Item #145677
Considers well the life and work of Austrian painter Egon Schiele (1890-1918). "The first major book to deal with Schiele's work as a whole. The illustrations have been selected with great care, intended to show the artist's most important works as well as to trace his artistic development. In addition to detailed analyses of his paintings, watercolours, and drawings, the book includes an illustrated catalogue raisonne of Schiele's paintings, a selection of his letters and other hitherto unpublished documentary material, and such special features as a guide to the subjects he depicted. A monumental volume, in excellent condition.
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