Autograph quotation signed.
Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Auf einer Studienreise nach Dalmatien und Corfu begriffen, finde ich nicht mehr Zeit als für diese Zeilen! [...]".
Although best known for his animal paintings and still lifes, Kappstein was also an dedicated lithographer, teaching at the Royal Technical University of Charlottenburg from 1905 and publishing a handbook on this technique in 1910.
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.