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Gluyas Williams gallery by Gluyas Williams

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


  • American wit and humor, Pictorial,
  • American prose literature -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Statementdrawings by Gluyas Williams, and his illustrations with text by Corey Ford [and others]
LC ClassificationsNC1429.W56 F6
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p.
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6222797M
LC Control Number57008184

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The Gluyas Williams gallery; Hardcover – by Gluyas Williams (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(1). A new Gluyas Williams book, looks neat: “Gentlemen —- I don’t suppose the opinion of one who climbs into a sixty-five cent upper gallery seat carries quite as much weight as the wishes of the ermine-wrapped patrons who adorn the boxes. But when we keep getting the D Minor, the Lovedeath and such hackneyed fare from week to week, to. OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 27 cm: Responsibility: drawings by Gluyas Williams, and his illustrations with text by Corey Ford [and others]. Cartoonist, Illustrator. He worked as a cartoonist for the New Yorker Magazine for many years until his retirement in His cartoons depicted life in middle-class American suburbia and had a universal application. By the time of his retirement, he was known to more then 5,, readers worldwide. He illustrated Burial: Hillside Cemetery, Deer Isle, Hancock .

Williams, Gluyas was born on J in San Francisco, California, United States. Published collections of his work include The Gluyas Williams Book (), Fellow Citizens () and The Gluyas Williams Gallery (). Achievements Gluyas Williams has been listed as a noteworthy cartoonist by Marquis Who's Who. Gluyas Williams was one of many America’s popular cartoonists during the World Wars. His specialty was a spoof of upper-middle class during the era. In , he started producing “Suburban Heights” that pioneered the single-panel-with-caption format that later became newspapers staple.   Gluyas Williams, a former cartoonist for The New Yorker magazine who satirized suburbanites, died Saturday in Hahnemann Hospital in Boston. He was 93 years old and lived in West Newton, Ma ss. ReprintsPublished collections of his work include The Gluyas Williams Book (), Fellow Citizens () and The Gluyas Williams Gallery (). He also illustrated books by Robert Benchley and Father of the Bride by Edward Streeter. (SOURCE: Wikipedia) To read more about Gluyas Williams visit the following sites: infoplease.

Williams spent his adult life in Newton, Massachusetts, commuting to a studio in downtown Boston. He retired from drawing at in His books include Fellow Citizens () and The Gluyas Williams Gallery ().   According to Genius in Disguise, Thomas Kunkel’s must-read biography of The New Yorker’s founder and first editor, Harold Ross, Gluyas Williams “was the artistic equivalent of E.B. White, in that to Ross (and to thousands of fans) he simply could do no wrong.”. In that same book (pp. ) there’s a fun section about Ross’s “secret” project: running Mr. William’s .   Gluyas Williams’ B’Day. My thanks to the author Steve Stoliar for alerting the Spill that it’s the birthday of Gluyas Williams, one of the giants of the early New ’s Mr. Williams Spill A-Z entry. Gluyas Williams (above left undated; right: ) Born, J , San Francisco. Died, Boston, Mass., One of the pillars of Harold Ross’s stable of artists, . Original book illustrations for books by Robert Benchley, Edward Streeter, William Freeman, and Corey Ford, magazine cartoons for Cosmopolitan, Life and The New Yorker, and newspaper cartoons (); correspondence, , and manuscript of a poem about Williams by Kenneth Bird and prefaces to Fellow Citizens () and The Gluyas.