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Adolf Dehn, Swinging at the Savoy, Lithograph
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Description
Title: Swinging at the Savoy [or] At The Savoy.
Artist: Adolf Dehn (1895-1968)
Lithograph, 1941.
Edition 30 + Trial Proofs.
Signed in pencil.
Printed by Lawrence Barrett - Colorado Springs.
Image size 12 3/8 x 17 3/4" (31.5 x 45.1 cm).

#333 in "The Prints of Adolf Dehn. A Catalogue Raisonne" by Lumsdaine and O'Sullivan.

Adolf Dehn (1895-1968) Painter and printmaker was born November 22, 1895 in Waterville, Minnesota. He studied at the Minneapolis School of Art where he met and became close to Wanda Gag. The two earned a scholarship to study at the Art Students League. Dehn traveled to Europe after WWI he drew satirical images of people at the opera and burlesque houses that earned him acclaim and were used in "Vanity Fair" and other publications. He returned to New York in 1929 and produced a remarkable body of lithographic images of the city before earning a Guggenheim Fellowship and traveling the southwest.

He is best known for his depictions of human eccentricities. His satirical images captured human nature in a fashion that had not been seen before. He was elected to the National Academy in 1961 and his art is in hundreds of museums worldwide.
Condition
Condition: Good condition, subtle mat line.
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Adolf Dehn, Swinging at the Savoy, Lithograph

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0080: Adolf Dehn, Swinging at the Savoy, Lithograph

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Lot 0080 Details

Description
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Title: Swinging at the Savoy [or] At The Savoy.
Artist: Adolf Dehn (1895-1968)
Lithograph, 1941.
Edition 30 + Trial Proofs.
Signed in pencil.
Printed by Lawrence Barrett - Colorado Springs.
Image size 12 3/8 x 17 3/4" (31.5 x 45.1 cm).

#333 in "The Prints of Adolf Dehn. A Catalogue Raisonne" by Lumsdaine and O'Sullivan.

Adolf Dehn (1895-1968) Painter and printmaker was born November 22, 1895 in Waterville, Minnesota. He studied at the Minneapolis School of Art where he met and became close to Wanda Gag. The two earned a scholarship to study at the Art Students League. Dehn traveled to Europe after WWI he drew satirical images of people at the opera and burlesque houses that earned him acclaim and were used in "Vanity Fair" and other publications. He returned to New York in 1929 and produced a remarkable body of lithographic images of the city before earning a Guggenheim Fellowship and traveling the southwest.

He is best known for his depictions of human eccentricities. His satirical images captured human nature in a fashion that had not been seen before. He was elected to the National Academy in 1961 and his art is in hundreds of museums worldwide.
Condition
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Condition: Good condition, subtle mat line.

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