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Cornwell, Dean

Born: 1892 AD
Died: 1960 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Illustrators, Painters

1892 – Dean Cornwell was born. Cornwell established himself as one of America’s leading illustrators and a mural painter. He worked for various magazines including Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping.

1922 – He was a president of the Society of Illustrators.

1927 – Was a member of the Dutch Treat Club.

1947 – He returned to images of the Near East with illustrations for Lloyd Douglas’ two immensely popular novels, The Robe and The Big Fisherman.

1950 – Was a frequenter of "The 21 Club" in New York, for which he provided the painting at left which appears in The Iron Gate of Jack & Charles "21", the Memorial Edition.

1959 – Cornwell was inducted in the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame.

1960 – Dean Cornwell died.