"The Glass Fortress "   Lot no. 4372

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By Tom Lovell (1909-1997)

24" x 36, Framed 31.5" x 43.5"
Oil on Canvas
Signed Lower Right



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Lawrence Williams and Nell O’Day, “The Glass Fortress,” American Magazine, August 1950, illustrated, n.p.

Daniel Zimmer, Tom Lovell: Illustrator, Decatur, Illinois, 2019, p. 114, illustrated

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Had an extreme attention for detail and rarely completed more then a dozen major oil paintings a year. He was a Freelance illustrator for many well-known magazines including Colliers and the Saturday Evening Post and become known as a pulp illustrator. His work depicting life in the old west earned him his reputation of Dean of Western Art and allowed him to win just about every major Western Art prize that exist. He was voted into the Society of Illustrators in 1974 and was chosen to receive two Gold Metals.