Richard Müller (1874-1954) was born in the city of Tschirnitz. Being an artistic soul from a young age, Müller attended the School of the Royal Saxon Porcelain Manufactory in Meissen. After graduating he moved to Dresden and even though he was still very young to be accepted into a university, he entered the Art Academy. At the age of 19, Müller started experimenting with the practice of etching something graphic artist and sculptor, Max Klinger. Müller became a professor at the Academy and amongst his students were George Grosz and Otto Dix.