Oblong 8vo (postcard). ½ page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau.
Considered the most important American portraitist of his day, Sargent created about 900 oil paintings and 2000 watercolour paintings, lived in London for most of his life, and travelled continental Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
Faint traces of an angular fold near upper left corner; small creases near lower right corner. Self-addressed by the collector. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.