Oblong 8vo (postcard). ½ page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau.
Starting out as a lithographer, Frenzel studied to become an animal and landscape painter in Berlin between 1879 and 1889, and initiated an artists' colony in the fishing village of Ahrenshoop on the Baltic Sea, a scenic spot he discovered with his colleague Paul Müller-Kaempff in 1889.
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.