"Mrs. Vernon Had Crossed the Rubicon": Illustration for "Sweet Bells Out of Tune"

Object Number: 
1939.607
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Black ink and graphite with scratching out on illustration board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 1/4 x 25 5/8 in. (51.4 x 65.1 cm)
Marks: 
Signed at lower right in black ink: "C.D. Gibson"; various technical publication instructions
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in black ink: "C.D. Gibson"; various technical publication instructions
Description: 
Genre illustration for "Sweet Bells Out of Tune", by Mrs. Burton Harrison, first published in six installments in Century Magazine, 1892-93, and then re-issued as a book by Century Co., New York, 1893. Both versions included 11 illustrations by Gibson.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sydney H. Carney, Jr., in memory of his sister, Miss Hortense A. Carney
Provenance: 
Purchased by the donor from the artist during a studio visit, given to his sister, Miss Hortense A. Carney
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group