Edward Okuń (1872–1945) was a Polish Art Nouveau painter and freemason. He painted landscapes, portraits, designed covers and llustrated magazines, including the German magazine "Jugend".
Edward Okun started his studies at the Warsaw Drawing School then continued his education at the Academy of Cracow, in Munich and Paris. Okun settled in Rome and took many trips to the Italian cities of Florence, Sorrento, Amalfi and the island of Capri.
After his return to Poland in 1921, he took a professorship at the Warsaw Academy (1925-1930). After his mythical landscapes and ornamental portraits full of symbolic references, Okun is recognized as one of the outstanding exponents of the Polish Secession.
The war and us, 1923
Mother Mushroom and children
Sacred Music, 1915
Spring Intoxication, 1906