Ferdinand Staeger

Staeger, Ferdinand

German painter and graphic artist (1880-1976). Autograph quotation signed. [Postmark: Munich. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 192 / 180 € (84715/BN55223)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Schöne Grüße auf dieser nicht durch mich verlegten Karte [...]". - Spending several years in Prague, Staeger frequently painted Czech landscapes in his early career, was commissioned with creating the frescoes for St. Thomas' church in Nyrsko in 1907, and moved to Munich in 1908, where he produced illustrations for the Art Nouveau magazine "Jugend" as well as for literary works after the First World War. - Three creases; traces of postal stamps.

Staeger's autograph address on the reverse. 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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