A sketch that led up to Francis Cugat’s painting for F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, one of the most celebrated and widely disseminated book jackets in twentieth-century American literature. As Charles Scribner III writes in “Gatsby Illuminated,” “The artist’s image preceded the finish manuscript … The dust jacket seems to have influenced two passages.”
that and spoilers of shows I’m watching…lolol
ohmygah stahp. where do I find this?
This weekend has been difficult, but I’m working through it (I think).