"Mr. Pickwick Delivering His Famous Oration"; From People of dickens. Drawn by Charles Dana Gibson. Charles Dana Gibson.

"Mr. Pickwick Delivering His Famous Oration"; From People of dickens. Drawn by Charles Dana Gibson

New York: R. H. Russell, 1897. First Edition. 57 x 43 cm. A superb illustration by Charles Dana Gibson of Mr. Samuel Pickwick delivering his oration to the assembled Pickwick Club. Gibson (18657-1944) was an illustrious artist and illustrator at the turn of the 19th century. He defined the look of fashionable women in his era by the illustrations he drew for Life, Collier's, Scribner's and other magazines. During. WWI, he led the group of illustrators doing war posters for the US Government. Among his portfolios is one with six illustrations of characters from Charles Dicken's Works. This one, of Mr. Pickwick, is the most dramatic and characteristic of the six. Here it is presented alone, professionally restored to Fine condition. Cream paper, black and white lithograph. Fine. Item #2663

Price: $225.00

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