Christian Georg Speyer

Speyer, Christian Georg

German painter (1855-1929). Autograph signature. [Postmark: Stuttgart. Oblong 8vo (postcard). ½ page.
$ 192 / 180 € (84711/BN55219)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau. - After studying in Stuttgart and making a study tour of Italy in 1881, Speyer accompanied the African explorer Gustav Nachtigal (1834-85) to Tunis, where he applied himself to horse painting. He settled in Munich in 1883 and was a founding member of the Munich Secession. - Traces of a postmark; some 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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