Tag: Austrian

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) – 1910 Girl Putting on Shoe (Museum of Modern Art, New York City)

Watercolor and charcoal on paper, (irreg.): 36.8 x 31.8 cm. Egon Schiele was 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…

Angelika Hauff

East-German postcard by VEB Volkskunstverlag Reichenbach, no. G 630. Photo: DEFA / Wunsch, Berlin. Publicity still for Figaros Hochzeit/The Marriage of Figaro (Georg Wildhagen, 1949). Austrian film and stage actress Angelika Hauff (1922–1983) played the lead in several post-war German and Austrian films. For the East-German DEFA studio, she appeared in three films, including the…

Angelika Hauff

East-German postcard by VEB Progress Film-Vertrieb, Berlin, no. 235, 1958. Austrian film and stage actress Angelika Hauff (1922–1983) played the lead in several post-war German and Austrian films. For the East-German DEFA studio, she appeared in three films, including the box office hit Figaros Hochzeit/The Marriage of Figaro (1949). Angelika Hauff was born Alice Paula…

Angelika Hauff in Das Fräulein von Scuderi (1955)

East-German postcard by VEB Progress Film-Vertrieb, Berlin, no. 532/127. Photo: DEFA / Neufeld. Publicity still for Das Fräulein von Scuderi/The Girl from Scuderi (Eugen York, 1955). Austrian film and stage actress Angelika Hauff (1922–1983) played the lead in several post-war German and Austrian films. For the East-German DEFA studio, she appeared in three films, including…

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) – 1909C. The Couple ( Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Graphite, ink, crayon, and wash on brown paper; 44 x 31 cm. Egon Schiele was 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…