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A group of US painters of the early 20th century who painted realistic scenes of everyday urban life.
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a group of American painters of the early 1900s whose paintings were derived from city life.
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|Noun||1.||Ashcan School - a group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life|
school - a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; "the Venetian school of painting"
|2.||Ashcan school - early 20th-century United States painting; portrays realistic and sordid scenes of city life|
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