During the war Schiele's paintings became larger and more detailed when he had the time to produce them. The twenty-one days he had already spent in custody were taken into account and he was sentenced to only three days' imprisonment. Within this year Schiele also painted and drew many children.
[About this sound] Egon Schiele (help·info) (German pronunciation: [ˈʃiːlə] approximately SHEE-luh; June 12 1890 – October 31 1918) was an Austrian painter. His work is noted for its intensity and the many self-portraits the artist produced. A protégé of Gustav Klimt Schiele was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century.