1904 Print Portrait Man Woman Spain Costume Fashion Landscape Hike Warwick XGOB2

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This is an original 1904 black and white halftone print of a man getting directions from a local in Spain. "She pointed to a big, low white house."

CONDITION

This 107+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. Light water stain - bottom right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 7 inches; 11 x 18 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Goble, Warwick. Artist initials in print - bottom right of image.

Goble, Warwick

Warwick Goble (1862-1943) was an illustrator known for creating childrenÕs books with Japanese and Indian themes. Goble often contributed half-tone illustrations to Strand Magazine, PearsonÕs Magazine, and The BoyÕs Own Paper in the late 19th century. In 1893, Goble exhibited at the Royal Academy and began illustrating books a few years thereafter. Interestingly, Goble was the first to illustrate H. G. WellsÕ The War of the Worlds, and became a resident gift book illustrator for MacMillan in 1909. Goble was a master of watercolor and appeared to be in his element when depicting Asian landscapes and portraits. Though Goble never became a household name, he had an extensive amount of background, and was perfectly suited to illustrate the childrenÕs books of the early 20th century.

Keywords specific to this image: cityscape, home, architecture, distance

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