The Art of Dean Cornwell

The Art of Dean Cornwell A collection of illustrative paintings by prominent early th Century artist Dean Cornwell mostly from magazines and books originally published between and

  • Title: The Art of Dean Cornwell
  • Author: Daniel Zimmer
  • ISBN: 9780997029208
  • Page: 362
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A collection of illustrative paintings by prominent early 20th Century artist Dean Cornwell mostly from magazines and books originally published between 1914 and 1960.

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    1. The Art of Dean Cornwell, by Daniel Zimmer, is a much needed addition to the library of books concerning great American illustrators of the 20th Century. Cornwell was a link between early illustrator and visionary Howard Pyle and pulp magazine master Walter M. Baumhofer, who studied under Cornwell.This coffee table book is probably the finest on Cornwell which will ever be published, using original paintings when possible to illustrate his prolific early period under mentor Harvey Dunn; beautifu [...]

    2. This is the first Illustrated Press book that has been a misfire for me. The production values are still high -- very nice color printing on quality paper -- but Cornwell's art leaves me cold, especially compared to the artists showcased in other Illustrated Press volumes or in the three Golden Age volumes. Perhaps because his illustrations appeared in more sedate magazines and on public buildings, there is very little conflict or tension in the designs and many of them are, frankly, boring to m [...]

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