Hans Christiansen

Christiansen, Hans

German craftsman and painter (1866-1945). Autograph quotation signed. Wiesbaden. 14.02.1917. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 188 / 180 € (84335/BN54838)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Hoffentlich sammeln Sie Qualität und nicht Quantität! […]". - Among the first members of the Darmstadt artists' colony, Christiansen created art nouveau furniture, ceramics, glass paintings and jewelery, and designed the "Villa in Rosen" for the 1901 first exhibition of the group, as well as illustrations for the journal "Jugend". - Traces of postmarks. Self-addressed by the collector on the reverse. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.

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