Initially trained as a lithographer, Edmund Adler later attended the Vienna Academy where he received the Kenyon Traveling Scholarship in 1903. During World War I (1914-1918), he was a prisoner of war in Siberia. Subsequently, he exhibited with both Austrian and Russian artists, and his genre paintings became quite popular in Vienna, Dresden, and Brunn. His realistic portrayals of peasant children are amongst the most highly collected of his works. Adler, Edmund: . German artist, 1871-1957.