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Dean Cornwell

Peter Sees the Figure on the Shore

Lot Closed

March 17, 05:48 PM GMT


20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot Details


Dean Cornwell

1892 - 1960

Peter Sees the Figure on the Shore 

signed Dean Cornwell (lower left)

oil on canvas

34 by 45 1/4 in.

86.4 by 114.9 cm.

Executed circa 1948. 

Estate of the artist

Private Collection (by descent from the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Lloyd C. Douglas, The Big Fisherman, Boston, 1952, illustrated, pp. 200 & 201

Patricia Janis Broder, Dean Cornwell: Dean of Illustrators, New York, 1978, pp. 12 & 24

The present lot is being offered with a smaller oil study completed by the artist in preparations for the final composition. The study of the work measures 9 by 12 in. (22.9 by 30.5 cm.)