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    Dean Cornwell (American, 1892-1960)
    The Dark Fleece, Saturday Evening Post story illustration, April 6, 1918
    Oil on canvas laid on board
    24 x 40 inches (61.0 x 101.6 cm)
    Signed and dated lower left: Dean / Cornwell '18

    Sale: Illustration House, New York, November 2, 1996, lot 98;
    Private collection, acquired from the above.

    J. Hergesheimer, "Dark Fleece," Saturday Evening Post, April 6, 1918, p. 23, Illustrated.

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

    Condition Report*: There appears to be faint craquelure throughout with a few accretions along upper left edge and two tiny flakes of loss to the right of female figure's face; under UV exam, there appears to be small passages of inpainting along extreme edges, most notably in upper right and left corners; to the left of male figure, an approx. 6 x .25 inch line of inpainting from top edge down along right edge with an approx 8 x .25 inch line from bottom edge upward along right edge, possibly to address previous stretcher or folding crease; small spots of inpainitng to the right of female's head and in female's shoulder as well as two tiny dots of inpainting to the left of female's skirt. Framed Dimensions 13.5 X 47.5 Inches
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    November, 2015
    16th Monday
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