Oblong 8vo (postcard). ½ page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau.
Specializing in genre paintings which frequently featured tavern scenes, peasants and huntsmen, Kaufmann settled in Munich in 1871 after spending one and a half years in Paris, which he had to leave at the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War.
Small tear in upper margin; several ink spots; postmark on verso slightly showing through. Self-addressed by the collector on the reverse. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.