1906 Print Howard Chandler Christy Equestrienne Portrait Border Art Nouveau TAG2

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This is an original 1906 two-color relief line-block print entitled The Equestrienne.

CONDITION

This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. Small tear - left margin. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Two-Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 8 inches; 15 x 20 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. There is no visible artist signature.

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.

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