Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau.
Supported by the ducal court in Schwerin throughout his career, Berwald specialized in bronze or marble portrait busts and statues, his motifs including German royalty as well as religious themes; his masterpiece shows the Crucifixion.
Traces of a postmark; a few 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.