Autograph quotation signed.
Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Wenn Ihnen mit diesen Zeilen gedient ist, so sende ich sie Ihnen gern und mit bestem Gruß [...]".
Co-founder of the magazine "Jugend" in 1896 and a founding member of the artists' association "Die Scholle" in 1899, Erler created mythologically themed murals and frescoes, worked as official military painter during WWI, and was a popular portraitist.
Traces of postage stamps; traces of small folds near right corners. Self-addressed by the collector on the reverse. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.