Oil/canvas, 65 x 54 cm, lo. ri. sign. Orlik, min. rest. - Czech-German painter, graphic artist a. artisan. He studied 1889-93 in Munich at the Knirr painting school a. at the academy under W. Lindenschmit a. J. L. Raab. He settled in Vienna where he became member of the secession. In 1905 he became professor in Berlin. O. is a main exponent of the art nouveau inspired by East Asian Art. - Mus.: Berlin (Nat. Gall.), Vienna (Albertina), Prague a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Vollmer, Bénézit a. others.