Jan Pieter Veth

Veth, Jan Pieter

Dutch painter (1864-1925). Autograph signature. Bussum. 20.07.1916. Oblong 8vo (postcard). ½ page.
$ 188 / 180 € (84755/BN55263)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau. - Best known as a portraitist, Veth created paintings, drawings and etchings showing contemporary artists and scientists, including Jozef Israëls and Max Liebermann, as well as peasants and family members. His 1891 portrait "Heintje", featuring a young girl from northern Holland, constitutes his most famous work. - Traces of postal stamp; traces of an angular fold near lower left corner. 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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