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Tavern Scene
  • Hugo Wilhelm Kauffmann
    1844–1915
    born: Hamburg Germany ; died: Prien am Chiemsee Germany
  • Tavern Scene, 1872
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 34 x 42.9 cm
    Canvas/Support: 13 3/8 x 16 7/8 in
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1975.0060
Description

Figures in an interior. Full-length older man with a mustache and fiddle/violin and a dog holding a hat in the right foreground. Girl entering an open door top right quadrant. Man seated beside door with a dog at his knee. Three men, one frontal, one profile, and one seen from the back, converse center left. A window with one shutter open top left quadrant. The table contains beer steins. Floor is wood planks and walls have wood paneling two-thirds up from the floor.