Wilhelm Claudius

Claudius, Wilhelm

German painter and illustrator (1854-1942). Autograph signature. Dresden (Strehlen). 07.11.1910. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 190 / 180 € (84336/BN54839)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau. - One of the most popular illustrators of the late 19th century, Claudius lived in Dresden from 1879, joined the Goppeln artists' colony, and was a short-term member of the Willingshäuser artists' colony, inspired by an 1885 study visit to the Schwalm region. - 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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