Dean Cornwell (American, 1892-1960)
Portrait Study of Theodore Newton Vail, c. 1953
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.