Oblong 8vo (postcard). ¼ page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau.
Appointed professor at the Weimar Kunstschule in 1882, aged only 24, Thedy created portraits, detailed interiors and landscape paintings, became an instructor at the Bauhaus in 1919, and exhibited his works throughout Europe and the United States.
A few tiny 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.