German painter (1850-1919). Autograph quotation signed. Pasing. 09.08.1917. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Kunst wird wohl das Letzte sein, wofür Bezugsscheine ausgegeben werden! […]". - Mostly self-taught and specializing in landscape painting, Baer was a member of the "Münchner Künstlergenossenschaft", the editor of their gazette until 1894, and their president in 1895, before joining the "Luitpold-Gruppe" in 1896. - Self-addressed by the collector on the reverse. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.