Egon Schiele Self-Portrait

Egon Schiele Self-Portrait

Sotheby's via Bloomberg

"Selbstdarstellung in grunem Hemd mit geschlossenen Augen" (Self-Portrait in Green Shirt with Eyes Closed), a 1914 gouache, watercolour and pencil-on-paper drawing by the Austrian Expressionist Egon Schiele. Entered by the Leopold Museum, Vienna, it was included in a Sotheby's auction of Impressionist and modern art in London on Feb. 5. It was sold to a telephone bidder for 5.1 million pounds ($8 million), easily beating a low estimate of 1.8 million pounds.