Egon Schiele (1890-1918) - Frauenbildnis - 1918

Egon Schiele (1890-1918) - Frauenbildnis - 1918
Original Heliogravur / Fototyp - Platte signiert und datiert - 1918; 1951

"Frauenbildnis" ("Portrait of a Lady") - 1918

After Egon Schiele. Provenance: small edition printed in Vienna by the State Print Office of Austria (Staatsdruckerei Österreich) on high quality paper in 1951.

Signed and dated in the plate with "Egon Schiele 1918", year of the artist's death.

This rare print, which demonstrate Schiele's distinctive style, is very well preserved after all these years. It hasn't ever been framed. It has been stored throughout the 70 years since it was printed.
Please see pictures for details about its exact condition.

From a private collection, Austria.

This print is very hard to find as the majority are now in institutions or in private collections.

Prints from this series have sold for more than 1500€ on Catawiki.
Please note: this is an original heliogravure/phototype from 1951, not a later reproduction or giclee print, which are far more common.

International shipping, tracking and insurance. Will be very carefuly and securely packed (see reviews).

About the phototype technique:
Phototype is the highest quality printing process ever, with only three phototype printshops left in the world today.
This technique was mainly used for illustrating books or prints in small editions. It makes possible to achieve prints of incredibly high original fidelity.
The result of the phototype is a grid-less print that shows surfaces supporting the brightest lights as well as fine drawing.

Egon Schiele (1890-1918)
Titel des Kunstwerks
Frauenbildnis - 1918
1918; 1951
Original Heliogravur / Fototyp
Platte signiert und datiert
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34×24×0 cm
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