The Gibson Book - 2 Volume Set (large Folios )He was best known for his creation of the Gibson Girl , an iconic representation of the beautiful and independent American woman at the turn of the 20th century. His wife, Irene Langhorne, and her four sisters inspired his images. He published his illustrations in Life magazine and other major national publications for more than 30 years, becoming editor in and later owner of the general interest magazine. A talented youth with an early interest in art, Gibson was enrolled by his parents in New York City's Art Students League , where he studied for two years. Peddling his pen-and-ink sketches, Gibson sold his first work in to Life magazine, founded by John Ames Mitchell and Andrew Miller.
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Charles Dana Gibson, illustrator One Gibson Girl toasts her golfing victory. Another Gibson Girl in evening dress takes a needed rest, and the third one stands in her tailored suit and hat ready to take a walk outdoors. View larger image. Charles Dana Gibson was among the best-known magazine illustrators at the turn of the century. Her dress might be a low-cut evening gown or the popular tailor-made walking suit topped by a large-brimmed hat which was fastened with a large hatpin. Gibson Girls were often depicted outdoors in various sporting activities like horse riding, motoring, cycling, playing golf or croquet, or swimming at the beach.