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Dean Cornwell
Ernest Hemingway. The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, He Lay Face Down,

1936

$224,000

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A complex composition of interlocking pyramids defines Cornwell not only as a great storyteller but a master of painting fundamentals. There exists no living artist today who can paint and draw on a level as Dean Cornwell. Published in Cosmopolitan magazine: "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" by Ernest Hemingway Reproduced in Dean Cornwell, Dean of Illustrators (Broder) The work is rendered in the painterly style of a school of impressionism. Dean Cornwell was Normam Rockwell's favorite Illustrator. He was a student of Harvey Dunn, he in turn taught artists and developed talents for a generation. Oils for Cosmopolitan, Redbook, True, American Weekly, Life, Good Housekeeping. Book art for Man from Galilee and others. Ad contracts for GM, Eastern, Pennsylvania Railroad, Paul Jones Whiskey, Aunt Jemima, Seagram's Gin, Woodbury Soap, Palmolive, Coke, Goodyear, New York Life, Squibb. Cornwell was a icon of the "Golden Age of Illustration"

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