C.1927 painting by Charles Allen Gilbert(NYC1873-1929)C.1927 painting by Charles Allen Gilbert(NYC1873-1929)C.1927 painting by Charles Allen Gilbert(NYC1873-1929)C.1927 painting by Charles Allen Gilbert(NYC1873-1929)C.1927 painting by Charles Allen Gilbert(NYC1873-1929)C.1927 painting by Charles Allen Gilbert(NYC1873-1929)

A colorful gouache painting depicting Villafranche, a Meditteranean port city between Monte Carlo and Nice on the French Riviera. Gilbert was a well known illustrator who was born in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1894 he moved to France to study under Jean-Paul Laurens and Benjamin Constant at the Acadamie Julien in Paris. Returning to NYC from Paris Gilbert began illustrating books and magazines such as Scribner's, Harper's, and Atlantic Monthly. Also, he illustrated H.G.Well's "The Soul of a Bishop" in1917, and Edith Wharton's "The Age of Innocence" in 1920, among others. In the field of animated films he worked with John Bray on the production of a series of moving shadow plays entitled "Silhouette Fantasies". During World War I he was a camouflage artist for the U.S. Shipping Board. In later life he still lived in NYC but spent summers on Monegan Island in Maine. He died of pneumonia in NYC in 1929.

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C.1927 painting by Charles Allen Gilbert(NYC1873-1929)

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