Curt Stoeving

Stoeving, Curt

German painter, draftsman and sculptor (1863-1939). Autograph quotation signed. Berlin. 15.03.1914. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 192 / 180 € (84721/BN55229)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Ich liebe den der über sich hinaus schaffen will. Nietzsche [...]". - Best known for his portraits of Friedrich Nietzsche (1894) and Stefan George (1897-99), executed as drawings, paintings, busts and reliefs, Stoeving taught at the Berlin Technical University from 1892 and was a successful illustrator of magazines like "Die Gartenlaube" and "Berliner Architekturwelt". - Traces of a postal stamp. 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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