Autograph quotation signed.
Oblong 8vo (postcard). 1 page.
Inscribed to the German dermatologist Alwin Scharlau: "Ich entspreche sehr gerne Ihrem Wunsche u. bitte mir Ihr freundl. Gedenken auch weiterhin zu bewahren [...]".
An alumnus of the Vienna Academy, Temple specialized in genre painting and portraiture and received several commissions from the Vienna Imperial court, including a portrait of Archduke Fredrick, Duke of Teschen, congratulating Emperor Franz Joseph on his 85th birthday, and was awarded a gold medal at the 1896 "Internationale Kunstausstellung" in Berlin.
Some 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.