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The American Scene No. 1: A Comment upon American LIfe by America's Leading Artists

Contemporary Print Group

Lithograph(s) by George Biddle (American, 1885–1973), Lithograph(s) by Jacob Burck (American, born Poland, 1907–1982), Lithograph(s) by Adolf Arthur Dehn (American, 1895–1968), Lithograph(s) by George Grosz (German (active Germany and United States), 1893–1959), Lithograph(s) by Reginald Marsh (American, 1898–1954), Lithograph(s) by José Clemente Orozco (Mexican, 1883–1949), Intro by Suzanne La Follette (American, 1893–1983), Publisher Contemporary Print Group (American, active 1930–1940), Lithographer George C. Miller (American, active 1915–1948)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Lumsdaine and O'Sullivan 270 (Dehn); Sasowsky 27 (Marsh); Marrozzini 19, Hopkins 23 (Orozco)


Overall (portfolio): 43.3 x 33 x 1 cm (17 1/16 x 13 x 3/8 in.) Sheet (each print, approx.): 40.6 x 29.4 cm (16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Portfolio of six lithographs

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York: Contemporary Print Group [1934]) 43.3 cm; [2 ff., plus six unbound prints]; publisher’s original half light gray cloth, gray cloth with printed label on upper cover.

New York: Contemporary Print Group [1934]


W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to the MFA, June 19, 1963.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen