Alajos Strobl

Strobl, Alajos

Hungarian sculptor (1856-1926). Autograph quotation signed. Budapest. 17.09.1917. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 2 pp.
$ 192 / 180 € (84726/BN55234)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Ernst streben | heiter leben | vieles schauen | wenig trauen | deuttsch [!] im Herzen | tapfer und still | dan[n] mag kommen was da will. Victor Scheffel [...]". - One of the most renowned sculptors of memorials in Hungary at the turn of the 20th century, Strobl created approximately 300 portrait busts as well as funerary monuments, memorials and architectural sculpture. His best-known works include the Matthias Fountain in Buda Castle and the equestrian statue of St.

Stephen at the Fisherman's Bastion. - Traces of postal stamps; small creases near corners. 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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