Watzek, Hans, b. Bilina, Czech Republic (then Bilin), Dec. 20, 1848, d. Vienna, May 12, 1903. Photographer and graphic artist. In 1866/67 at the Academy of Arts in Leipzig and Munich, then art teacher at secondary schools. From 1890 specialised in photography (experimented with the pinhole camera, portraits, landscapes and still-lifes) as well as multicoloured flexographies. Together with H. Henneberg and H. Kühn formed the "Trifolium".
Works: Zur Technik der künstlerischen Photographie, in: Wr. photographische Blätter, 1894.
Literature: I. M. Kimeswenger, Der Kunstphotograf H. W., 1848-1903, master´s thesis, Vienna 1994.