Düsseldorf-Oberkassel, 12. III. 1914.
Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau.
Hermanns was particularly inspired by the scencery of Holland, Western and North Western Germany, and made several study journeys to Italy, France, Spain and the Netherlands before turning towards architectural painting in his later career. He had co-founded an association of progressive landscape artists, the "Lucas-Club", as early as 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.