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Lot #1377
Sold For$4,000.00(hammer price)
 $4,720.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedDecember 5, 2014


American, 1892-1960

The Street of David". Signed lower right "Dean Cornwell". Original illustration for The City of the Great King and other places in the Holy Land by William Lyon Phelps. Seen on the frontispiece of the 1926 edition by Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, N.Y. Lot includes a copy of the book.
Oil on canvas, 30" x 24". Framed."


Original canvas. Examination under UV light reveals varnish inconsistencies but no obvious retouch. Yellowed and soiled varnish layer.

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