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    Dean Cornwell (1892-1960) Original Magazine Story Illustration (1927).
    Cosmopolitan, 1927, for As Brands from the Burning by Irvin S. Cobb. Caption: "Shep Withers, the most heartsickened of steamboaters, had got religion. And the first thing he did was to summon the crew and expound a set of rules and regulations which was against all river precedent."
    Oil on canvas, framed (36 x 53), sight size approximately 28 x 45. Signed (initialed) and dated lower left.
    Reproduced in Dean Cornwell Dean of Illustrators (Broder), page 77.
    Provenance: Purchased from the Dean Cornwell NYC Studio Estate Collection.

    keywords: illustrator, painting, Harvey Dunn student, ships, sailors, steamboat


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    February, 2004
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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