Heinrich Johann von Zügel

Zügel, Heinrich Johann von

German painter (1850-1941). Autograph signature. [Postmark: Munich. Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
$ 183 / 180 € (84787/BN55295)

Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau. - A founding member of the Munich Secession, Zügel was a prominent Impressionist painter, preferably depicting domestic and farm animals in interaction with man, frequently in dramatic or humorous situations, and spent over 40 years on a theme he called "Heavy Labour", showing a team of oxen plowing. - A few small ink spots and creases; small round stamp erased. 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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