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
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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