Skip to main content

Emil Orlik Collection

Identifier: AR 1673

Scope and Content Note

Folder 1 contains clippings on Orlik, many of which feature reproductions of his work, including a full issue of Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration with an extensive article on Orlik with several reproductions. In this folder is also a transcription of a letter sent to Orlik on his 60th birthday. The second folder contains correspondence, including letters and cards, some of which are decorated with original drawings. There is also a signed title page from a limited edition of prints from Orlik's designs for Wedekind's play Pandora's Box .


  • 1899-1930


Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the link(s) in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Biographical Note

Painter, 1870-1932


2 Folders


This collection contains a small folder of correspdonce, several of whose items feature original drawings by Orlik. There is also a folder of clippings on Orlik featuring reproductions of his works, including a full issue of Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration .

Other Finding Aid

The original German-language inventory is available in the folder.

Separated Material

A photograph has been removed to the LBI Photographs Collection.

A photoreproduction of a self-portrait has been removed to the Emil Orlik Clippings Collection AR 1673 C .
Guide to the Emil Orlik Collection, 1899-1930  AR 1673
In Progress
Processed by LBI Staff and Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 18, 2011 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.
  • March 2012 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States