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CORNWELL, Dean (1892 - 1960), Painter, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORNWELL, Dean (1892 - 1960), Painter, illustrator

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1892, in Louisville (Kentucky); died 1960.

Painter, illustrator. Genre scenes, figures, interiors, nudes.

Dean Cornwell worked and taught with his brothers Harvey and Dunn Cornwell.

He illustrated Man of Galilee - Twelve Scenes from the Life of Christ, published in 1928. His technique and compositional style echo that of the 19th-century genre painters.

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