Autograph quotation signed.
Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Heute sehnt sich alles nach Frieden [...]".
After studying in Antwerp, Brussels and Paris, Lippay became a freelance artist in 1887 and spent several years in Italy, where he was appointed papal court painter and portrayed members of the Roman Curia before settling in Vienna, where he applied himself to portraiture and genre painting.
Tiny creases near upper right corner. Self-addressed by the collector. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.