Kauffmann, Hugo (1844-1915; German)
Card Players in a Country Inn 1872
Oil on wood panel, 25.2 x 33.5 cm
National Gallery of Victoria (p.307.3-1)
This rustic tavern scene appears to be typical of the output of this Munich artist. The current NGV catalogue notes that it was purchased from Fletcher’s Gallery, Melbourne.
1879, p.55; NGV 1894, p.27 (I.La Trobe Gallery, no.34); NGV 1905, p.2 (I.La Trobe Gallery, no.2) [£125]
For Kauffmann, see Bénézit 7, pp.1110-11 (listing the present work) and AKL 79 (2013), p.433