Courten, Angelo Graf von, German painter (1848-1925). Autograph quotation signed.

[Postmark: Miesbach, 20 Sept. 1917].

Oblong 8vo (postcard). ½ page.


Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "'Medice cura te ipsum' […]".

Born in Bologna, Courten joined the Munich Academy of Arts in 1872 and went on to become a popular portraitist and genre painter whose best-known works were created for the Herrenchiemsee palace, built for the Bavarian King Ludwig II between 1878 and 1886.

Self-addressed by the collector. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.

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