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    DEAN CORNWELL (American, 1892-1960)
    The Artist and His Model, 1921
    Oil on canvas
    34 x 36 in.
    Signed center left

    This magnificent painting has resided in a private collection for decades and has never been offered on the market. Such a newly discovered masterwork from Cornwell's absolute peak period is cause for celebration, particularly given the beautiful execution and wide appeal of the subject matter.

    Condition Report*:

    Unlined canvas is loose on the stretcher. Light surface dirt. Light stretcher creases with associated light craquelure- most notable on the bottom edge. Area of craquelure in the lower left quadrant, light craquelure in the upper center quadrant and scattered areas of light craquelure- most notable along the upper edge. Paint layer is stable. No apparent restoration when viewed under UV. Framed to an overall size of 39.5 x 41.5 inches.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2013
    26th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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