Anshelm Leonard Schultzberg

Schultzberg, Anshelm Leonard

Swedish painter (1862-1945). Autograph quotation signed. [Postmark: Hamburg. (Oblong) 8vo (postcard). 1½ pp.
$ 192 / 180 € (84687/BN55195)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "1917 haben Sie mein Autograf verlangt. Die Postkarte wurde verlegt bis jetzt, und hiermit habe ich das Vergnügen Ihnen meine Namenszeichnung zu überbringen [...] Ich und meine Frau samt einige Freunde übernachteten im Rostock Son[n]tag-Mondtag [!] im Rostocker Hafen auf unserer Reise mit Auto von Stockholm ab nach Rom. Reisen jetzt weiter durch Holland [...]". Signed twice (one recto and verso). - Specializing in landscape painting, Schultzberg was inspired by his native Sweden, especially Dalarna and Bergslagen, as well as by Corsica, France and Italy.

He became a member of the Stockholm Academy in 1900 and was awarded a gold medal at the 1904 Saint Louis World Fair for organizing the Swedish exhibition. - Self-addressed by the collector. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application..

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