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Carl Otto Czeschka

Type and graphic designer, b. 1878, Vienna, d. 1960, Hamburg. From 1894 until 1899, he studied at the Akademie der bildenden Künste in Vienna. He was a member of the Vienna Secession in 1900 and joined the Wiener Werkstätte in 1905 where he created his most famous illustrated book, Die Nibelungen (1909). He taught at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Vienna (1902-07) and at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Hamburg (1907).

Czeschka designed Olympia (1914; Klingspor mentions 1929 for Olympia 1 and 1931 for Olympia 2), Czeschka Antiqua (1914: an art nouveau style face) and Czeschka (1914, a grotesk) at Genzsch&Heyse.

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