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Duveneck

[doo-vuh-nek] /ˈdu vəˌnɛk/
noun
1.
Frank (Frank Decker) 1848–1919, U.S. painter and teacher.
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  • Really, they either doubted Duveneck, or they didn't doubt Duveneck!

    The Gentle Art of Making Enemies

    James McNeill Whistler
  • They became the favourite yarns of Duveneck's boys, to which we listened many an evening when we came to Venice four years later.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • But nobody who ever sat there with us could have complained of dulness so long as Duveneck presided at our table.

    Nights

    Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • In Duveneck's case I cannot help breaking my golden rule never to speak in print of the living—rules were made to be broken.

    Nights

    Elizabeth Robins Pennell

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