The composition is predominately filled with buildings illuminated by streetlights against a night sky. The foreground buildings, divided by a street that cuts the composition into two parts, are illuminated by the lamps. Pedestrians are seen walking on the sidewalks that wrap around the buildings; the pedestrians appear to be mostly men by their jackets and hats. A church steeple in the middle ground is seen in the shadow of the night sky. A single tall building is also shown in the background. A full moon is visible at the very top center of the composition shining through thin clouds.
100p; Street Scene; Adolf Dehn; '37
9 3/8 x 12 7/8 inches
Dehn Drawer 20
Gift of Mrs. Virginia Dehn
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Dehn, Adolf (1895-1968), “Street Scene,” Digital Collections From St Kate's, accessed December 8, 2023, https://omeka.reclaim.stkate.edu/items/show/3416.
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