Autograph quotation signed.
Munich, January 1914.
Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Im Besitze Ihrer frdl. Aufforderung beeile ich mich […] Alles Gute für 1914! […]".
An active member of the Munich Künstlergenossenschaft, Best applied himself to landscape and genre painting inspired by Bavarian country life. Many of his works, which frequently appeared on picture postcards, evidence a humoristic touch.
Self-addressed by the collector on the reverse. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.