Friedrich Coubillier

Coubillier, Friedrich

German sculptor (1869-1953). Autograph quotation signed. Düsseldorf. 16.09.1917. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 188 / 180 € (84341/BN54844)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Per aspera ad astra! […]". - Starting out in Trier, Cologne and Düsseldorf, Coubillier went on study journeys to Rome between 1901 and 1906, where he was a member of the German artists' association, and created various statues, reliefs, tombs and monuments in Düsseldorf and its surroundings, including the fountains "Tritonenbrunnen" and "Industriebrunnen". - Traces of a postmark. 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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