Howard Chandler Christy
(1872 - 1952)
Howard Chandler Christy was active/lived in New York, Ohio. Howard Christy is known for illustration, figure-female, genre.
Self Portrait with Palette
Biography Howard Chandler Christy
Howard Chandler Christy' was one of America's most distinguished illustrators, whose work, like that of Norman Rockwell, successfully captured the pulse of the nation.
His career was established when he worked for Scribner's and Leslie's Weekly doing illustrations of American troops in Cuba during the Spanish American War. After that, he was most sought after for his sumptuous, lush portraits of women, although he also painted other notables that included President Calvin Coolidge, General Douglas McArthur, Eddie Rickenbacker, Douglas MacArthur, Amelia Earhart, Herbert Hoover, and Benito Mussolini.
He was also a muralist and much sought-after teacher, giving classes in New York City at Cooper Union, the C
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