Bartholomé, Paul-Albert, French painter and sculptor (1848-1928). Autograph signature.

[Postmark: Vezelay, 23 July 1912].

Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.


Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau.

Starting out as a painter, Bartholomé turned towards sculpture in 1887 when he created a stirring figure for his wife's grave, before creating his masterpiece, the cenotaph at Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, on which he worked from 1889 to 1899.

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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