Rudolf Marcuse

Marcuse, Rudolf

German sculptor (1878-1940). Autograph postcard signed. [Postmark: Berlin. Oblong 8vo (postcard). ½ page.
$ 193 / 180 € (84570/BN55077)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Mit ergebenstem Gruß [...]". - A representative of the Art Nouveau and Art Déco style, Marcuse's best-known works are the 1926 Carl Hagenbeck monument in Hamburg-Stellingen and his 37 sculptures of prisoners of war in German camps during the First World War. He is also remembered for his porcelain figurines. - Small creases near corners; 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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