Theodor Nüttgens

Nüttgens, Theodor

German painter (1875-1956). Autograph quotation signed. "Im Felde". 22.09.1917. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 193 / 180 € (84602/BN55110)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Ihr Interesse ist erfreuend! Zu jetziger Zeit [...]". - A representative of the Düsseldorf School, Nüttgens applied himself to historical and interior painting and decorated churches in and around Berlin, the Rosenkranz-Basilika in Berlin-Steglitz as well as his 1939 ceiling painting in St. Joseph in Luckenwalde constituting two of his major works. - Small creases near lower left corner. 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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