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HARVEY T. DUNN (American, 1884-1952). Promise You Will Come, 1922. Oil on canvas. 38 x 30 in.. Signed lower left. Fr...

2011 May New York Signature Illustration Art Auction #5059

 
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Auction Ended On: May 4, 2011
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Location: The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
2 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

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HARVEY T. DUNN (American, 1884-1952)
Promise You Will Come, 1922
Oil on canvas
38 x 30 in.
Signed lower left

From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

This painting was printed in the October 1922 issue of Harper's Monthly, page 64, illustrating William McFee's story "Command."

Condition Report*:

Stretcher creases slightly visible; light craquelure; otherwise in good condition. This piece is framed to an overall size of 45 x 37 in. 

Dunn, Harvey T.:Dunn opened his studio in Leonia, New Jersey in 1906, and for 30 years enjoyed success with his illustrations in best selling magazines. One of his most popular subjects was the pioneer life of homesteaders in South Dakota. He was an influential teacher, both in New Jersey and in New York at the Grand Central School of Art.

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