Dean Cornwell, ‘Couple Under Loggia’, The Illustrated Gallery
Dean Cornwell, ‘Couple Under Loggia’, The Illustrated Gallery

Framed 41.50" x 37.50"

Story illustration for The Torrent, image of man and woman in outdoor setting.

Masters of the Golden Age: Harvey Dunn and His StudentsSouth Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, South DakotaMay 5, 2015 - September 13, 2015Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MassachusettsNovember 7, 2015 - March 13, 2016

Nicknamed "The Dean of Illustrators" by his peers. A cartoonist at 18 for Louisville Herald. By 1911 he was in the Chicago Tribune's Art department while studying at the city's Art Institute. In 1915, a student of Harvey Dunn, he in turn taught artists and developed talents for a generation. Oils for Cosmopolitan, Redbook, True, American Weekly, Life, Good Housekeeping. Book art for Man from Galilee and others. Ad contracts for GM, Eastern, Pennsylvania Railroad, Paul Jones Whiskey, Aunt Jemima, Seagram's Gin, Woodbury Soap, Palmolive, Coke, Goodyear, New York Life, Squibb. Excellent muralist after a stay in London with Frank Brangwyn and in 1927 began a five-year period of mural painting in California including the Los Angeles Public Library and the Lincoln Memorial Shrine in Redlands. Other murals: Rockefeller Center, Bethlehem Steel, New York's General Motors Building, 1939 World's Fair.

Signature: Signed Lower Left

Masters of the Golden Age: Harvey Dunn and His Students

South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, South Dakota
May 5, 2015 - September 13, 2015

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
November 7, 2015 - March 13, 2016

About Dean Cornwell

American, 1892-1960, Louisville, KY, USA, based in New York, NY, USA