Sunday, October 13, 2019

Dean Cornwell

 Telephone Men and Women at Work
New England Telephone Building mural study, circa 1947
Pencil on paper
39-3/4 x 48-1/2 inches (101.0 x 123.2 cm)
study, circa 1947

Dean Cornwell (March 5, 1892 – December 4, 1960) was an American illustrator and muralist. His oil paintings were frequently featured in popular magazines and books as literary illustrations, advertisements, and posters promoting the war effort. Throughout the first half of the 20th century he was a dominant presence in American illustration.[1] At the peak of his popularity he was nicknamed the "Dean of Illustrators".   
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