Oskar Kokoschka was an Austrian poet, playwright, and painter. Born
on March 1, 1886, in a renowned family of goldsmiths, in Pochlarn,
Austria, he held the credit of being an 'Expressionist' leader in
arts. Most of his works concentrated around painting the portraits of
famous personalities in Vienna. Kokoschka studied at the Vienna
School of Arts and Craft, under a scholarship program, from 1905 to 1909.