There is only a 3-line biographical note in the German Wikipedia about Edmund Brüning. He was born in 1865 and lived in Berlin. He was a German illustrator and painter; he illustrated many of the famous literary works of the classical and 19th century, including Goethe's Faust. Perhaps this postcard is an extract from one of the books he illustrated? Not to take anything away from the artist, I confess that what I think is special about this card is that the sender colored it herself using crayons! Genevieve customized her postcard and mailed it in 1906 to her friend Yvonne, who was away at boarding school in Chaumont (an hour north of Dijon, France).
The top right corner is creased and there is a hint of a superficial crease in the stone above the girl's head (I need my jeweler's loupe to see it). Overall, I would grade this card as AC: Absolutely Charming!:)
Typical antique postcard size of about 3.5 by 5.5 inches.
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