Art at Auction: Charles Dana Gibson

In the June 5, 2018 illustration auction at Swann Auction Galleries, there is an original pen and ink illustration by Charles Dana Gibson, (1867-1944), from Life magazine:

https://catalogue.swanngalleries.com/asp/fullCatalogue.asp?salelot=2480++++++84+&refno=++743506&saletype=

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It appeared in the September 23, 1897 issue, page 247, for a story by Louis Evan Shipman, As Told by the Girl. / In Three Conversations (1.) under the caption,”‘Yes, That’s Just it,’ she answered.”  There were two later installments illustrated by different illustrators

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.c2577385;view=1up;seq=258

Shipman turned the stories into a book, Predicaments, which was published in 1899.  This illustration appeared under the caption, “Sally, I’m in love,” facing page 16.

https://books.google.com/books?id=hV0UAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:predicaments+inauthor:shipman&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiWrIzy4ajbAhU4IDQIHdYNDVgQ6AEIKTAA#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

 

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