Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau.
One of the most popular illustrators of the late 19th century, Claudius lived in Dresden from 1879, joined the Goppeln artists' colony, and was a short-term member of the Willingshäuser artists' colony, inspired by an 1885 study visit to the Schwalm region.
Self-addressed by the collector on the reverse. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.