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Yavno, Max, 1911-, photographer


Item Information

Title: Adolf Dehn

Date: 1940 Oct. 29

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.

Description: Dehn working on a painting for submission to Art Week.

Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): New York City W.P.A. Art Project; Photography Division; 110 King Street

Negative No: 5353-7; Date: 10/29/40; Title: Pub. Shots for Art Week; Location: 230 E. 158 St., Man.; Photographer: Yavno; Artist: Dehn, Adolph; W.P.No.: 1; O.P. No.: 65-1-97-2063;

Identification on verso (typewritten): Adolph Dehn (1895- ). In a long active career, Dehn has been a painter in oil and water color, but is known primarily as a lithographer. His subjects cover a wide range, New Orleans negroes, life and landscapes in the West and Northwest, city life and movement. His style too has ranged widely, from a Chinese quality to social satire.

Creator: Yavno, Max, 1911-, photographer

Forms part of: Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Max Yavno. Adolf Dehn, 1940 Oct. 29. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 2057