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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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    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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