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    Dean Cornwell (1892-1960) Original Magazine Story Illustration (1927).
    Cosmopolitan for The Soul of Honor by Philip Gibbs. Caption: "What's the good of writing highfalutin stuff when your mother-in-law is abusing you and your little French wife hates your melancholy face?"
    Oil on canvas, approximately 34 x 44. Initialed lower left.
    Reproduced in Dean Cornwell, Dean of Illustrators (Broder). Provenance: From the Dean Cornwell New York Studio collection.

    keywords: Illustrator, painting, Brandywine artist, Harvey Dunn student, romance, drama


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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