Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau.
A member of the Glasgow School, Hamilton, who specialized in landscape painting, won a gold medal at the 1897 Munich International Exhibition, which led to several overseas commissions, including one from Victor Emmanuel III of Italy. His work was shown in the British Pavillon at the Venice Biennale at all eight exhibitions between 1897 and 1910.
Signed twice. Several small creases and 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.