Cartoonist und Illustrator (1867-1944). Printed menu card with 20 signatures. The Aldine (New York). 4 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-4to.
$ 4,767 / 4.500 €
Printed menu for a farewell dinner held in honour of the famous illustrator on 17 October 1893, at the Aldine Hotel in New York, with his own signature and those of 19 additional American artists and authors, including Robert Bridges, Charles S. Reinhart, Thure de Thulstrup, Daniel Carter Bread, Arthur Scribner, Richard Watson Gilder, William S. Rainsford, and William H. Russell. At the end of his own signature, Gibson has added a small portrait sketch in profile - possibly a self-portrait as a 26-year-old.