Ernst Moritz Geyger

Geyger, Ernst Moritz

German sculptor, painter and etcher (1861-1941). Autograph signature. [Postmark: Florence. Oblong 8vo (postcard). ½ page.
$ 190 / 180 € (84410/BN54915)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau. - Specializing in etching and engraving, Geyger settled near Florence in 1895 and turned towards sculpture, creating his best-known work "Bogenschütze" in 1902. His ironic depictions of animals were widely popular. - Some small ink spots; upper left corner very slightly creased. 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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