Description

    DEAN CORNWELL (American, 1892-1960)
    Preliminary study of Indian for Air-Gold in the Sunshine mural, Los Angeles Public Library
    Mixed media on paper
    20 x 14 in.
    Not signed
    Estate stamp verso

    From an Important California Collection.

    This drawing is reproduced on page 156 of Dean Cornwell: Dean of Illustrators by Patricia Janis Broder, Collector's Press, 2000.


    Condition Report*:

    This piece is matted and framed under glass to an overall size of 29.75 x 23.5 in. 1.5" diagonal tear along upper extreme edge; 8" diagonal crease along bottom edge with a small minor crease above; very faint 9" diagonal crease running from figure's torso to lower right edge; otherwise in good condition.

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    February, 2011
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