Emil Rudolf Weiß
Emil Rudolf Weiß – born 12. 10. 1875 in Lahr, Germany, died 7. 11. 1942 in Meersburg, Germany – graphic artist, painter, typographer, type designer, poet, teacher.
- 1893–96: studies at the art academy in Karlsruhe, from 1896–97 at the Académie Julian in Paris and from 1897–1903 at the art academies in Karlsruhe and Stuttgart.
- 1894: contributes to "Pan" magazine.
- 1895: starts producing work for various publishing houses, including Cotta, Suhrkamp, S. Fischer, Cassirer, Insel and Rowohlt.
- 1895–1900: publishes five volumes of his poems.
- 1903: teaches at the Folkwang-Museum art school in Essen.
- 1907–33: professor at the Unterrichtsanstalt des Königlichen Kunstgewerbemuseum in Berlin.
- 1910: does the murals for Bruno Paul’s summer house at the world exhibition in Brussels.
- 1922–37: member of the Preußische Akademie der Künste.
- 1933: the National Socialists force him to take early retirement.
- 1941: does decorative painting for buildings in Freiburg im Breisgau and Dessau.