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    DEAN CORNWELL (American, 1892-1960)
    The Man at the Crossroads, Cosmopolitan illustration, 1924
    Oil on canvas
    34 x 46 in.
    Signed upper left
    This illustration appeared in Belle Burns Gromer's story, The Man at the Crossroads.

    "The blending hues of the sarong that had belonged to a Solo princess made her stand out like a brilliant bird."

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

    More information about DEAN CORNWELL, also known as Cornwell, Dean, Dean Cornwell.

    Condition Report*: UV light reveals moderate passages of strengthening on the female figure's left arm, right shoulder, left eye, and the hem of her sari; the male figure's chest has been inpainted at the neck of his shirt, major passages on inpainting along the top region of the background.  Framed dimensions: 41.75 x 53".
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    Auction Dates
    February, 2010
    18th Thursday
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