Biography: Biographical information about George William Gage is not extensive. He studied with Howard Pyle. He produced covers for The Saturday Evening Post and other national magazines; he was also a book illustrator. His publishers included Doubleday, Doran, Morrow Company, H.C. Kinsey, and Farrar & Rinehart. He taught book illustrating at New York's School of Industrial Art and, in the later part of his career, was a portraitist.