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Artist Dehn, Adolf Arthur
Title Sentinels of the Rockies (also South Park, Colorado)
Date 1942
Year Range from 1942
Year Range to 1942
Medium Watercolor on paper
Dimensions H-19.8 W-28.44 inches
Credit line Gift of C. Leonard Pfeiffer
ID# 1945.006.016
Object Name Painting
Provenance Associated American Artists, New York, NY; C. Leonard Pfeiffer, 1942(?); gift to UAMA, 1945.
Bibliography "The University of Arizona Collection of American Art," U of A, 1947, cat. #21, color.
"American Art Collection," U of A, 1960, no page, illus.; ref to "South Park Colorado" in 1947 catalogue of lithos AAA; ref to "South Park Colorado" wc 1956 AAA exhibition
"C. Leonard Pfeiffer Collection," cat. #21, page 35, U of A, 1961.
Exhibitions History "An Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings From the Collection of the University of Arizona," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Apr 7-27, 1943, M.H. DeYoung Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA, Aug 1943, cat. no. 74; Phoenix Fine Arts Association, Phoenix, AZ, Jan 12-26, 1945; Texas Western College of the University of Texas, El Paso, TX, Mar 1950; "A University Collects-Arizona," sponsored by the American Federation of the Arts, New York City, circulated: University of California Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Sept 9-30, 1952, Rosicrucian Egyptian Oriental Museum, San Jose, CA, Dec 5-31, 1952, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, CA, Jan 18-Feb 8, 1953, Texas Western College, El Paso, Feb 22-Mar 15, 1953, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL, June 29-July 26, 1953, Miami Beach Art Center, Aug 10-27, 1953, Winston-Salem Public Library, NC, Sept 20-Oct 11, 1953, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Oct 25-Nov 15, 1953, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, Nov 28-Dec 18, 1953; "Paintings from the Collections of the University of Arizona," circulated: Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, Des Moines, IA, Kansas Art Gallery, Lawrence, KS, 1962-1963;
"To Have the World in Hand: The Art of Watercolor. Selections from the UAMA Permanent Collections," UAMA (Main and South Galleries), May 29 - Sept. 13, 2009;
Subjects Representational
Landscape
Mountains
Clouds
Horses
Cows
Watercolors
Western
Colorado
Rocky Mountains