Definition of De Kooning

1. Noun. United States painter (born in the Netherlands) who was a leading American exponent of abstract expressionism (1904-1997).

Exact synonyms: Willem De Kooning
Generic synonyms: Painter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of De Kooning

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de Broglie
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de Clerambault
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de Gaulle
de Kooning (current term)
de Lange
de Mille
de Moivre number
de Morsier's syndrome
de Musset's sign
de Pezzer catheter
de Quervain's disease
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de Sade
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Literary usage of De Kooning

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1. Sculpture in Rotterdam by Jan van Adrichem, Jelle Bouwhuis, Mariette Dölle (2002)
"de Kooning was born in Rotterdam's Oude Noorden district on 24 April 1 904, the son of a wine merchant and barmaid. At the age of 12 de Kooning joined the ..."

2. Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope by H. C. V. Leibbrandt, Jan van Riebeeck (1906)
"Orphan Masters ask permission to send home some jewellery, etc., belonging to the minor children of Debora de Kooning, widow of the late Jacobus Moller. ..."

3. Precis of the Archives of the Cape of Good Hope: Requesten (memorials) 1715-1806 by Hendrik Carel Vos Leibbrandt, Cape of Good Hope (South Africa). Archives, South African Library (1906)
"... children of Debora de Kooning, widow of the late Jacobus Möller. Children named Deborah Margaretha, and Hendrina Catharina Möller. ..."

4. California by John Gottberg (1999)
"Willem de Kooning and Robert Motherwell. The California Palace of the Legion of Honor (tel. 415-750-3600) graces a hilltop in Lincoln Park, ..."

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