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Self-Portrait, Modeling a White Suit with Panama Hat, 1910

Leopold Museum,
Pencil, gouache on paper
44.5×30.2 cm


  • Egon Schiele

    (Tulln 1890–1918 Vienna)

Unfortunately not on display at the moment
Additional text according to Settlement, April 2016:
« The textile merchant Karl Mayländer (born in Vienna in 1872, murdered by the National Socialists in Łódź) was an art lover and collector of works by young Austrian artists. He was involved in adult education at the Volksheim Ottakring. There he met Etelka Hofmann, to whom he gave works by Egon Schiele before his deportation. Prof. Leopold acquired this drawing from Etelka Hofmann and contributed it to the Leopold Museum-Privatstiftung in 1994.
Since the work is undoubtedly the property of the Leopold Museum-Privatstiftung, but Karl Mayländer gave it to his friend Etelka Hofmann in the course of the National Socialist penetration, this process was judged as a seizure and the work was not restituted, it was an important concern of the Leopold Museum to find a common solution in the sense of a fair and just procedure with the legal successors after Karl Mayländer. In the course of this solution, two Egon Schiele works, also from the Karl Mayländer Collection, were transferred to the legal successors, namely Selbstdarstellung mit gestreiften Ärmelschonern (1915) and Sitzender Bub mit gefalteten Händen (1910). »

Object data

  • Egon Schiele
Self-Portrait, Modeling a White Suit with Panama Hat
Art movement
Graphic work
Pencil, gouache on paper
44.5×30.2 cm
Credit line
Leopold Museum, Vienna, Inv. 1462
Inventory access
Contributed to the Leopold Museum-Privatstiftung in 1994
Selection of Reference works
  • Hundertwasser - Schiele. Imagine Tomorrow, hrsg. von Hans-Peter Wipplinger, Köln 2020 (Leopold Museum, Wien, 21.02.2020-31.08.2020).
  • Rudolf Leopold: Egon Schiele. Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, hrsg. von Elisabeth Leopold, München 2020.
  • Jane Kallir: Egon Schiele - The complete works. Expanded edition including a biography and a catalogue raisonné, New York 1998.
Catalogue raisonne
  • J. Kallir 1990/1998: D728
  • Leopold 1972/2020: Abb. S. 496f./499

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Provenance research
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Karl Mayländer, Wien (o.D.);
Etelka Hofmann, Wien (vor 11/1941); (1)
Serge Sabarsky, New York (vor 1967); (2)
Dr. Rudolf Leopold, Wien (1968-1994); (3)
Leopold Museum-Privatstiftung, Wien (seit 1994).

Restitutionsvergleich mit der Erbin nach Karl Mayländer im April 2016

  1. Archiv der Albertina, Katalog zur Egon Schiele-Gedächtnisausstellung, unveröffentlichtes Manuskript, Wien 1948, S. 21, Nr. 119; Rudolf Leopold, Egon Schiele. Gemälde, Aquarelle, Zeichnungen, Salzburg 1972, S. 496f., Nr. 7; Rudolf Leopold, Egon Schiele. Die Sammlung Leopold, Wien u. Köln 1995, S. 36, Nr. 13; Michael Wladika, Dossier Karl Mayländer vom 21.12.2009, S. 19
  2. Jane Kallir, Egon Schiele. The Complete Works, New York 1998, S. 430f., D 728.
  3. Mündliche Auskunft von Dr. Rudolf Leopold, 02.03.2008; Wladika, Dossier, S. 29 u. S. 34
Decision of the Advisory Board (PDF)

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