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    Dean Cornwell (1892-1960) Original Magazine Story Illustration (1920). A student of Harvey Dunn, Dean Cornwell was schooled in the Pyle-Brandywine tradition. He soon developed a singular style that gained him considerable fame and notoriety. He created magnificent story illustrations, and unique advertising art. He also conceived dramatic images for the war effort during World War II and was an accomplished muralist. This painting was published in Cosmopolitan magazine in 1920 and accompanied the story entitled, Find the Woman by Arthur Somers Roche. It was also reproduced on page 63 of the book Dean Cornwell Dean of Illustrators (Patricia Janis Broder). Executed in oil on canvas, it measures approximately 24 x 29.5 and is signed (initialed) and dated lower right. Provenance: This painting was purchased from the Dean Cornwell NYC Studio Estate Collection.

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