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Hondius--One Ring Circus.jpg
In circular composition, we behold a miniature world. Three glamorous horseback performers; a clown and his costumed dog at lower left; a crowd of spectators beholding the action: all orbit around a circular red carpet. At right is an ambiguous…

Hondius (1891-1970), a New Deal Gallery artist, was born in Holland and fled Europe in 1915 amidst the Great War. He studied at Royal Academy in The Hague and the Laren Art Colony, then in New York at the Art Students League. He was known for his…
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