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Wlérick was encouraged and praised for his work by the master Rodin though he moved in a different direction. Wlerick’s work is characterized by calm and reflection.
Wlérick was friends with Charles Despiau from his early days in Paris and regularly exhibited alongside others of this new generation such as Bourdelle, Bernard and Maillol.
He was given the Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur in 1926.
The artist’s wife Georgette Aldric was instrumental in organising an important retrospective of his life’s work along with the painter Maurice Boitel at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in the 1960s. His son, Gérard, born in 1921 also tended his father’s reputation and took on the responsibility of authenticating his father’s works.