Gordon Ross is a listed illustrator, born in Scotland in 1873.
He sailed to San Francisco, California as a teenager
and studied at the Mark Hopkins Art Institute and worked in the art
department of the San Francisco Chronicle until 1904. He moved to New
York and became a book illustrator, working on books such as Merry Wives
Of Windsor, Great Expectations, and The Pickwick Papers.
He exhibited his works at the Bohemian Club, the
American Arts Association, and the New York Times. The subject Thomas
Lipton (1848 - 1931) was an internationally known businessman and yachtsman.
Gordon Ross died in 1946.
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