"(Germ.) Munich. Comparing notes. 18 x 13. These two wastrels are evidently exchanging notes on the important subjects of finances and food. The speaker looks as though detailing to his more seasoned elder some rebuff which he has just encountered round the corner, while attempting to get a meal without working for it. Communistic principles would soon take root in this soil. A clever little picture."
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.