Gebhard Fugel

Fugel, Gebhard

German painter (1863-1939). Autograph quotation signed. Bad Ditzenbach. 16.09.1917. Oblong 8vo (postcard). ½ page.
$ 198 / 180 € (84397/BN54902)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Die Kunst ohne Inhalt gleicht der Schale ohne Kern [...]". - Specializing in Christian themes, Fugel was a co-founder of the "Deutsche Gesellschaft für christliche Kunst" in Munich in 1890. His oeuvre comprises murals, altarpieces and panoramas as well as a cycle of 136 paintings of biblical motifs for teaching purposes. - 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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