• Dean Cornwell - part 3

    1 month ago - By Poul Webb

    Dean Cornwell (1892-1960) was a left-handed painter and muralist who dominated the illustration field for many years.He began his professional art career at age 18 as a cartoonist for the Louisville Herald. A year later, he enrolled at the Chicago Art Institute and went to work in the art department of the Chicago Tribune. At the Chicago Art Institute, he met and studied under prominent art educator Harvey Dunn. In 1915 followed Dunn to New York and joined him in his studio-classroom. After studying with Dunn Cornwell quickly became a success.
    Cornwell always had a strong work ethic and...
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