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    Dean Cornwell (American, 1892-1960)
    The Big Fisherman, book illustration preliminary study, 1951
    Charcoal and crayon on paper
    33-3/4 x 45-3/4 inches (85.7 x 116.2 cm) (sight)


    Sale: Illustration House, Inc., New York, September 20-21, 2007, lot 51;
    Charles Martignette, acquired from the above;
    Estate of the above;
    Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas, October 22-23, 2011, lot 78170;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

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

    Condition Report*: Handling creases throughout; staining along the bottom left edge, most notably the right hand corner; minor areas of smudging throughout; not examined out of frame; framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 46.5 X 56.5 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    3rd Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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