Rudolf Eichstaedt

Eichstaedt, Rudolf

German painter (1857-1924). Autograph signature. [Postmark: Berlin. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 193 / 180 € (84368/BN54872)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau. - His oeuvre including portraits and genre paintings, Eichstaedt mainly applied himself to historical painting, making a name for himself with his 1896 painting "Viktoria! - Die Rückkehr der Quadriga 1814", which showed Prussian troops returning the famous quadriga sculpture (which had been looted by Napoleon) to Berlin in 1814. - Some small ink spots. 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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