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Emil Orlik artworks

1870 Prague - 1932 Berlin

Emil Orlik, a painter, printmaker and craftsman from Prague, was one of the most versatile and talented members of the Berlin Secession, a progressive association of artists founded in 1898. Trained at the Academy in Munich, Orlik subsequently lived in England in 1898 and spent 1900/01 in Japan studying Japanese coloured woodcuts. His lengthy period as a teacher at the Berlin Museum of Decorative Arts (1905-1932) enabled him to train a whole generation of young German printmakers, on whom he exerted a considerable influence.