Otto Ubbelohde

Ubbelohde, Otto

German painter, etcher and illustrator (1867-1922). Autograph signature. Großfelden. 08.09.1917. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 191 / 180 € (84745/BN55253)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau. - While focused on oil painting, preferring landscapes of the Marburg area as well as still lifes, Ubbelohde is best known for his 448 illustrations for a 1909 edition of Grimm's Fairy Tales, on which he worked for three years, as well as for his countless other book illustrations, postcards and bookplates. - Traces of a postmark; small tear in left margin. 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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