Drawing by Egon Schiele Found in Queens Thrift Store

July 26th, 2019

A drawing by Egon Schiele has been found in a Queens thrift store, estimated at $100,000 to $200,000. “If you look at the way this girl is lying on her back, and you look at the foreshortening both on the rib cage and on her face, and the way you see that little nose pointing up—think about how difficult that is to do,” says Jane Kallir, the world’s foremost Schiele scholar. “There are very few people in the history of art who can draw like that.” 

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