With more than 8,300 works, the Leopold Museum houses one of the most outstanding collections of early modern Austrian art. It bears the name of its founder, Rudolf Leopold (1925-2010), who amassed the collection over five decades. The collection in the Leopold Museum, located in the MuseumsQuartier, has been open to the public since 2001.
At its center you find the world’s largest and most important Egon Schiele collection. It includes 42 paintings and numerous works on paper, photographs and letters by the Austrian painter and draftsman Egon Schiele and is embedded in a comprehensive presentation of Vienna in 1900. Here, Art Nouveau and the Vienna Secession play a notable role. A rich selection of arts and crafts objects and objects from the Wiener Werkstätte underlines the importance of the arts and crafts of this time. Furthermore, the Leopold Museum is very important for the art of Expressionism too and shows not only masterpieces by Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt but also important exhibits by Richard Gerstl and Oskar Kokoschka.
Experience the uniqueness and wealth of artistic and intellectual achievements of this time up close through the masterpieces in the Leopold Museum – we will guide you through Egon Schiele’s life’s work and arrange your stay in the Leopold Museum according to your wishes!