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Dean Cornwell (American, 1892-1960) Portrait Study of Theodore Newton Vail

Auction:
2466
Lot:
100A
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
Discovery - 2466
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2009 2:00PM

Description:

Dean Cornwell (American, 1892-1960)

Portrait Study of Theodore Newton Vail, c. 1953
Unsigned.
Oil on canvas, 57 x 67 in. (144.8 x 170.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Strip lined.

N.B. This work depicting the former AT&T president was a study for a portrait that was reproduced as the cover illustration for the May 1957, 50th Anniversary issue of Topics, a house publication of AT&T. A boxed copy of Topics and a framed photo of the AT&T board of trustees that depicts the final version accompany the lot.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Dean Cornwell, Theodore Newton Vail, president

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