Egon Schiele was arrested for seducing a young girl below the age of consent
in April 1912 he [Egon Schiele, Austrian painter] was arrested for seducing a young girl below the age of consent. When they came to his studio to place him under arrest, the police seized more than a hundred drawings which they considered pornographic. Schiele was imprisoned while awaiting his trial. When his case was brought before a judge, the charges of seduction and abduction were dropped, but the artist was found guilty of exhibiting erotic drawings in a place accessible to children. In court, the judge burned one of the offending drawings over a candle flame. The twenty-one days he had already spent in custody were taken into account, and he was sentenced to a further three days' imprisonment. While in prison, Schiele created a series of 12 paintings depicting the difficulties and discomfort of being locked in a jail cell.
source: 'Egon Schiele'; en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egon_Schiele; Wikipedia; Text copied from Wikipedia: 8 March 2018