Emmerich Dichtel was born on August 6, 1895 in Linz. The first works of Emmerich Dichtls are from his school days in Linz. Dichtl attended the Linzer Trading Academy as a scholar and then studied at the Export Academy and School of Economics in Vienna. A number of early artistic works are from the period of World War I, when he was involved in all 12 isonzo battles. As front-line officer in World War II, during which he received several awards, Dichtl took part in the Russian campaign. A whole series of landscape, portrait, and genre paintings bear witness.
In addition, to writing art historical items he sought as an experienced alpinist joy and recreation in the western Alps and Dolomites. The very-watched on this mountain tours and on his numerous trips abroad motifs form the majority in the artistic oeuvre Emmerich Dichtls. His early winter landscapes call involuntarily Alfred Poell in remembrance, as well as Dichtl exercised a secular profession; he worked as a gynecologist. People occur most as occasional Staffage in appearance. With certain set brushstrokes he reflects mostly topographically identifiable motifs; his primarily interested applies the scenic implementation of what has happened.
Emmerich Dichtl attended from 1963 on six semesters at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. He also kept friendly contact with Herbert Böckl, the former rector of the Academy. A serious lung disease required Dichtl’s return to Wels; his final creative phase is characterized by a strongly reduced, individualistic view of the landscape motifs. Far back as the artist showed his work in various exhibitions, including in Berlin, Vienna, and Upper Austria. Many of his works are located in the Upper Austrian museums, the Messner Mountain Museum South Tyrol, as well as in public and private collections. Emmerich Dichtl died on September 29, 1969 in Wels. For ones who are particularly interested in his works there is a published self-published illustrated book from the artist.