Autograph quotation signed.
Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Möge der Deutsche Friede der Künstlerschaft auch die Erkenntnis bringen, dass wahre deutsche Kunst nur auf nationalem Boden gedeihen kann [...]".
Applying himself to genre and landscape painting, Genzmer published his work in the popular journal "Gartenlaube" from 1883 onwards, participated in the Berlin Kunstausstellung of 1893, and exhibited at the Munich Glaspalast from 1899, his most frequent motifs including the scenery of Northern Germany as well as children.
Traces of a postmark; a few small ink spots. Self-addressed by the collector on the reverse. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.