Autograph quotation signed.
Oblong 8vo (postcard). ½ page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Es gibt nichts Unwichtiges mehr, Alles wird gesammelt, es ist eine Lust zu leben! [...]".
Co-founder of the "Neue Secession" in Munich in 1913, and the owner of a manor in the artists' colony at Haimhausen near Munich since 1918, Schinnerer mainly created landscapes as well as figural compositions, mastered the drypoint technique, and was a successful illustrator of books, including a 1921 edition of Shakespeare's "The Tempest".
Traces of a postal stamp. Self-addressed by the collector on the reverse. The Mecklenburg physician Scharlau (b. 1888) assembled a collection of artists' autographs by personal application.