De LAPPE, Pele

American (1916 Р2007)

Kirk’s,¬†1935

Casein on masonite.
Signed and dated 1935 lower left.
29 7/8 x 35 in.; 75.88 x 88.9 cm.

Kirk’s Donut Shop, in Portland, was a gathering spot for labor and communist leaders in the 1930s. Dirk DeJonge, a well-known Portland communist and the defendant in DeJonge v. Oregon is depicted in this painting (the bald man at the counter).

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