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The Dispute
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The Dispute

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Description Four elderly German men are playing cards. One, seated with his back to the viewer, turns his head away from his companions who, in annoyance, begin to rise to their feet. This painting exhibits Kurzbauer's adroitness at characterization.
Date Description Narrative
9/13/1983Examinationexamined for condition
9/15/1983Treatmentcleaned; coated
6/27/1991Treatmentcleaned; loss compensation
7/31/1992Treatmentloss compensation
  • German 19th Century Paintings and Drawings. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983.
  • To Arrest the Ravages of Time: Caring for Art at the Walters. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996.
Provenance S. P. Avery [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [according to pencil notation by Henry Walters in early catalogue]; William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1878, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower right in black script: E. Kurzbauer; [Date] Lower right in black script: M√ľnchen 1877
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1878

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oil on canvas
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H: 18 11/16 x W: 25 7/8 in. (47.4 x 65.7 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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