Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918) - Self portrait from 1913

Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918) - Self portrait from 1913
Original phototype - Plate signed and dated - 1913; 1940/50

"Selbstbildnis" ("Self-portrait") - 1913

After Egon Schiele. Provenance: Small edition in Vienna by the State Print Office of Austria (Staatsdruckerei Östereich) on high quality paper at the end of the 1940s / beginning of the 1950s.

Signed in the plate with "Egon Schiele 1913".

This rare print, which demonstrates 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.

Very hard to find : the majority are now in private collections.

Prints from this series have sold for more than 1500€ on Catawiki.

International shipping, tracking and insurance. Very carefuly and securely packed (see reviews).
Due to context, shipping could be longer than usual.

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.
Today, the expensive phototype technique is almost only used for facsimile of works of art such as paintings. For this, the playback quality is unmatched. The result of the phototype is a grid-less print that shows surfaces supporting the brightest lights as well as fine drawing

Lot details
Title of artwork
Self portrait from 1913
Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918)
1913; 1940/50
Original phototype
Plate signed and dated
Sold with frame
In good / very good condition
Total dimensions
34×24×0 cm
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