Jungle Jugglers #2

Adolf Dehn, American, 1895 - 1968



Casein on composition board

Overall: 8 15/16 × 5 1/16 in. (22.7 × 12.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Eileen P. Barber



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, upper right: Adolf Dehn / 51; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse (backing paper): Jungle Jugglers #2; stamped on backing paper: SEPH GARBER / EAST 84th ST> / YORK 28 N. Y.; inscribed, on reverse of frame liner: Dehn Balancing OOW + [drawing of profile of frame]; on reverse of frame: Dehn +4A

Exhibition History

Associated American Artist, New York, New York, November, 1951.


The artist; with Associated American Artists, November 1951; purchased by Clara Claasen, editor, Doubleday, Inc., New York, November 1951, as a Christmas gift for Kenneth Roberts (1885-1957); purchased by Joseph and Eileen P. Barber, Biddeford, Maine from the Sale of the Estate of Kenneth Roberts, F.O. Bailey Company, Portland, Maine, July 18, 1967, lot 34; Estate of Eileen P. Barber; given to present collection, 1997.

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