Piet van Engelen

Engelen, Piet van

Belgian painter (1863-1924). Autograph signature. Antwerp. 10.02.1912. 8vo (postcard). ½ page.
$ 193 / 180 € (84375/BN54879)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau. - Specializing in animal painting, Engelen was a member of the Flemish artists' association "Als Ik Kan". He created several murals as well as a painting with a Congo theme for the 1894 World Fair "Oud Antwerpen" along with Robert Mols, and was appointed a professor at the Antwerp Academy in 1897. - 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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