Charles Allan Gilbert (1873-1929) was an illustrator best known for his drawing, “All Is Vanity.” Gilbert studied at the Art Students League in New York as well as the Academie Julien in Paris. He illustrated for numerous magazines, including The Saturday Evening Post, Scribner’s, and Harper’s. He also illustrated books, most notably Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence.  Gilbert worked as one of the first animators and was also a camouflage artist for the U.S. Shipping Board during World War I.

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