Theodor Rudolf Rocholl

Rocholl, Theodor Rudolf

German painter, graphic artist and writer (1854-1933). Autograph quotation signed. Constantinople (Pera). 01.06.1918. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 188 / 180 € (84645/BN55153)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Fand Ihre Zeilen in Eskischehir vor, auf einer Reise durch Anatolien begriffen. Nehmen Sie besten Gruß von [...]". - One of the most prominent impressionist painters of historical and battle scenes, Rocholl participated as an artist in several armed conflicts including the Greco-Turkish War, the Boxer Rebellion, and the First World War, and was awarded several prizes for his work. - Traces of a postmark; a few small ink spots. 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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