1906 Charles Dana Gibson Chess Game Lovers Girl Print - ORIGINAL

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"The Greatest Game in the World --His Move."

This is an original 1906 black and white print of a drawing by Charles Dana Gibson. The drawing has a copyright date of 1903 by Collier's Weekly.

CONDITION

This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No water damage. There are some small tears in the top margin edge and a small blemish in the top right corner --please see image.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine / Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 16.5 x 11 inches; 42 x 28 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)

Period Paper is pleased to offer an amusing collection of the satirical drawings of American artist, Charles Dana Gibson. With pen and ink Gibson cleverly exposes the faults and foibles of late Victorian / early Edwardian American high society. Following the adventures of his idealized feminine character, the"Gibson Girl," his exploration of the behaviors, attitudes and mores of the early twentieth century still delight and amuse us today.

This piece was illustrated by Gibson, Charles Dana. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Charles Dana Gibson

(1867-1944) Charles Dana Gibson was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts and was one of the best known of the turn-of-the-century illustrators. His drawings of the beautiful, high society woman--the "Gibson Girl," are perhaps the most recognizable images of the time. He was a master of pen and ink and did much of his work for Life, and Collier�s magazines.

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