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Adolf Dehn (aka Adolf Arthur Dehn)

American painter and printmaker

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
“Briefly concerning the artist—Adolf Dehn this year traveled through the United States and Mexico on a Guggenheim Fellowship, is one of the greatest contemporary masters of lithography and water color, and has had his lithographs in the Fine Prints of the Year for eight successive years. His most recent water color is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Others are in the Whitney Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Newark Museum, Boston Museum, Addison Gallery, Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts, Seattle Art Museum, Milwaukee Art Institute, San Francisco Museum, National Museum of Norway, British Museum in London, Kupferstich Kabinett in Berlin and Honolulu Academy of Fine Arts. Associated American Artists, 711 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.” [not from ULAN; from a biographical clipping from Associated American Artists on reverse of original catalog card for DAC 1984.16.10]

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500009264.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Adolf Dehn (aka Adolf Arthur Dehn):

Adolf Dehn Untitled, 1934 Brush drawing
Adolf Dehn Catholic Church at Waterville, ca. 1930-1938 Lithograph on wove paper mounted on wove paper
Adolf Dehn Waves, 1933 Lithograph on wove paper
Adolf Dehn Big One, Little Ones, ca. 1920-1960 Lithograph on wove paper
Adolf Dehn Pommeranian Potato Diggers, 1927 Lithograph
Adolf Dehn Untitled (Nuns at a Wedding Reception), 20th century Lithograph
Adolf Dehn Tango at Zellis, 1927 Lithograph
Adolf Dehn Man from Orizaba, 1941 Lithograph
Adolf Dehn Loge, 1932 Lithograph
Adolf Dehn Untitled (Manhattan skyline?), 20th century Lithograph
Adolf Dehn Peaceful Cove, ca. 1938-1940 Lithograph on white Rives wove paper
Adolf Dehn Golden Gate, ca. 1938-1940 Lithograph on white Rives wove paper
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