Schröder, Klaus Albrecht, and Harald Szeemann, eds.
Title Egon Schiele and His Contemporaries: Austrian Painting and Drawing from 1900 to 1930 from the Leopold Collection, Vienna
Book Condition Fine in Fine dj
Edition 1st English-language edition
Publisher Munich Prestel-Verlag (c.1989)
Seller ID 18886
[a beautiful copy, no discernible wear to either book or jacket]. (color and B&W illustrations; photographs) An extensive survey of painting in Austria from 1900 to 1930, "a unique era of cultural renewal and political upheaval," assembled from the collection of Rudolf Leopold. First published in German in conjunction with the exhibition 'Egon Schiele und seine Zeit," shown in museums in Zurich, Vienna, Munich and Wuppertal in 1989 and 1990. Includes an interview with Rudolf Leopold and essays by Klaus Albrecht Schröder, Harald Szeemann, Patrick Werkner, and Leopold; plus biographies of the artists and a selected bibliography. Gustav Klimt is among the many other artists whose work is discussed.