Howard Chandler Christy Painting Reproductions 1 of 1

1873-1952

American Painter

Howard Chandler Christy was an American artist born on January 13, 1873, in Morgan County, Ohio. He was known for his patriotic illustrations, portraits of famous people, and society women, and covers for magazines such as Harper's Weekly, Scribner's, and Collier's. He also painted murals for the United States Capitol, the Supreme Court, and the Library of Congress. During World War I, Christy created the "Christy Girl" image, which became one of the most popular patriotic symbols of the era. He died on March 3, 1952, in New York City.

Christy studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and later in New York City at the National Academy of Design. He began his career as an illustrator for various newspapers and magazines, and later worked for several advertising agencies. In addition to his illustrations, he also created stage sets and costumes for theater productions.

He was a member of several art organizations, including the National Academy of Design, the Society of Illustrators, and the American Watercolor Society. His work has been exhibited in several museums, including the National Museum of American Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Christy was also an avid traveler and painted several landscapes and seascapes of his travels, in addition to portraits of native people. He is considered one of the most important American illustrators of the early 20th century, known for his skill in capturing the beauty and spirit of his subjects.

1 Howard Chandler Christy Paintings

Signing of the Constitution of the United States, 1940 by Howard Chandler Christy | Painting Reproduction

Signing of the Constitution of the United States 1940

Canvas Print
$49.12
SKU: CHC-16045
Howard Chandler Christy
Original Size: unknown
Public Collection

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