Description

    CHARLES DANA GIBSON (American, 1867-1944)
    The Ghosts
    Pen, ink, and paper appliqués on paper
    18 x 32.5 in.
    Signed lower right

    Framed by a particularly dramatic and lush composition, this humorous drawing is a striking example of Gibson's forte: beautiful rendering of the contemporary female form.


    Condition Report*:

    The artist created the drawing in three separate pieces of paper and glued them together as one prior to publication. The overlapping edges are slightly noticeable in places; slight adhesive residue can be seen on the bottom right edge of appliqué. Light abrasion with accretion to the right of appliqué. Scattered minor accretions and abrasions on the botttom edge. Not framed.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2013
    31st Wednesday
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