Hans Temple

Temple, Hans

Moravian-Austrian painter (1857-1931). Autograph quotation signed. Vienna. 27.05.1914. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 196 / 180 € (84731/BN55239)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Ich entspreche sehr gerne Ihrem Wunsche u. bitte mir Ihr freundl. Gedenken auch weiterhin zu bewahren [...]". - An alumnus of the Vienna Academy, Temple specialized in genre painting and portraiture and received several commissions from the Vienna Imperial court, including a portrait of Archduke Fredrick, Duke of Teschen, congratulating Emperor Franz Joseph on his 85th birthday, and was awarded a gold medal at the 1896 "Internationale Kunstausstellung" in Berlin.

- Some small 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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