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Eighty Drawings: Including "The Weaker Sex: The Story of a Susceptible Bachelor"by Charles Dana Gibson
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American graphic artist Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944) found enduring fame as the creator of the Gibson Girl—the beautiful, independent, and socially confident young woman who embodied the spirit of a new era at the turn of the twentieth century. This affordable volume reprints one of Gibson's best original collections in its entirety, presenting the iconic drawings as published in their original form more than 100 years ago. In addition to dozens of sketches of gorgeous Gibson Girls, this volume includes the artist's "The Weaker Sex" series, a droll sequence of vignettes depicting a smitten young man and the object of his affections.
Dover (2013) republication of the edition originally published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1903.
Reprint of Charles Dana Gibson's iconic drawings features numerous comic situations involving his celebrated Gibson Girl, an idealized vision of young American womanhood at the turn of the 20th century.
This affordable edition reprints in its entirety one of Charles Dana Gibson's best collections of iconic drawings as published in their original form over a century ago. In addition to dozens of gorgeous Gibson Girls, this volume includes the artist's "The Weaker Sex" series, featuring a smitten young man and the object of his affections.
About the Author
Graphic artist Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944) is famed for his thousands of drawings of the Gibson Girl — an idealized image of American womanhood at the turn of the 20th century.
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