Born: 1867 September 14 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States

Died: 1944 December 23 in New York City, New York, United States

Biography: Creator of the "Gibson Girl", which was his idealized version of women's beauty during the period of the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Additional biography:
"Portrait of an Era as Drawn by C.D. Gibson: A Biography" by Fairfax Downey (C. Scribner's Sons, Ltd, 1936).

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    Charles Dana Gibson Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Charles Dana Family name: Gibson


  1. C. D. Gibson [generic]
  2. Gibson [generic]

Art Influences:

Influences by Charles Dana Gibson (b. 1867) were stated by:
  1. Wayne Boring (b. 1905)
  2. Mort Leav (b. 1916)
  3. Gray Morrow (b. 1934)