1906 Color Print Opera Ball Gown Evening Wear Howard Christy Girl Cloak TAG2

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This is an original 1906 color print entitled At the Opera.

CONDITION

This 105+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 9 inches; 16 x 23 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Christy, Howard Chandler. Artist signature in print - bottom center of image.

Howard Chandler Christy (1873-1952)

Born in Duncan Falls, Ohio, Howard Chandler Christy was one of America's most distinguished and easily recognized illustrators. He established himself as an illustrator when he accompanied American troops to Cuba during the Spanish American War and illustrated articles for Scribner's and Leslie's Weekly. Later he was best known for his pictures of exceptionally beautiful women, popularly known as Christy Girls. He was also a teacher, muralist, and portraitist of many notable figures.

Keywords specific to this image: blue, yellow, dress

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