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Adolf Arthur Dehn

Dehn, Adolf Arthur (dān) [key], 1895–1968, American painter and illustrator, b. Waterville, Minn. During the 1920s, Dehn became known as a forceful satiric illustrator. Later he concentrated primarily on painting, especially watercolor. Among his major works are Jimmy Savo and Rope (Whitney Mus., New York City) and Butte, Utah (Mus. of Modern Art, New York City). Dehn is the author of Water Color Painting (1945) and Water Color, Gouache, and Casein Painting (1955).

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