Jahn Ekenaes

Ekenaes, Jahn

Norwegian painter (1847-1920). Autograph quotation signed. Kristiania. 22.03.1913. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 196 / 180 € (84371/BN54875)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Ew. Hochwohlgeboren, fühle mich sehr geschmeichelt das[s] Sie eine [!] Autogramm von mir wünschen. Weil ich verreist war habe ich erst heute Ihre w. Karte bekommen. Wünsche Ihnen gute Feiertage [...]". - After studying in Copenhagen and Munich, Ekenaes returned to his native Norway in 1894 and applied himself to genre painting and portraiture as well as photography, his motifs including peasantry and fishermen. - 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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