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Description
This pen and ink drawing is set to the bottom right of an inset photograph of a young woman with shoulder length hair. The drawn woman is looking off to her left, tapping her face with her left hand in contemplation, her right hand holding an envelope. She is at a tea table, a covered dish beside a teacup, pot, and pitcher.
Condition

Weight (lbs): 1.25
Height (In.): 14
Width (In.): 12
Depth (In.): 0.5
Size: 13.75 x 11.75"
Maker: Charles Dana Gibson
Material: Ink, Paper
Date: Late 19th- Early 20th C
Provenance:
Condition: Toning of the paper.
History: The Gibson Girl began appearing in the 1890s and was the personification of the feminine ideal of physical attractiveness portrayed by the satirical pen-and-ink illustrations of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period that spanned the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States and Canada.[1] The artist saw his creation as representing the composite of "thousands of American girls."
Condition: Toning of the paper. History: The Gibson Girl began appearing in the 1890s and was the personification of the feminine ideal of physical attractiveness portrayed by the satirical pen-and-ink illustrations of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period that spanned the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States and Canada.[1] The artist saw his creation as representing the composite of "thousands of American girls."
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Pen, Girl at Table, Photo Inset, Gibson, 20th C.

Estimate $100 - $300Aug 13, 2016
Starting Price $10
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