Artist Birthdays September 14 – CHARLES DANA GIBSON

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CHARLES DANA GIBSON  (Sept. 14, 1867 – Dec. 23, 1944)

  • Nationality: American
  • Field: Illustration
  • Art Movement:Golden Age
  • ARTiFact: Famous for his creation of the Gibson Girl, an iconic representation of the beautiful and independent American woman at the turn of the 20th Century.
  • Artist Quote: “Families that have had money for two or three generations expect to equal those that have education and gentle training for centuries. It’s impossible. A family that’s had time to decay financially so that its women have to work for a living is certainly older than one in the flower of financial prosperity.”
  • Important Artwork (shown below): Gibson Girl, circa 1900.

Charles Dana Gibson. Gibson Girl. circa 1900.

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