Howard Chandler CHRISTY - "Untitled" semi- nude female oil study

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Type of Artwork Original artwork
Title "Untitled" semi- nude female oil study
Year 1930
Category Painting
Medium Oil/canvas
Signature lower left
Overall Framed Size
36 x 28 in
91.44 x 71.12 cm
Certificate of authenticity No
Bill/Invoice No
Condition used

The painting is signed and inscribed at the lower left by the American illustrator and portrait artist Howard Chandler Christy  ( b. 1872 - d. 1952) and dates from 1930 . It is inscribed with the following dedication: "To Nelle with affection and admiration" in blue. Nelle Smith Edwards of Macon Georgia was a professional model and actress who was working and living in New York City at the height of the Jazz Age. She appeared in numerous magazines including advertisements for Chesterfield Cigarettes. She was the daughter of the Southern journalist and humorist  Harry Stillwell Edwards. The painting has come down to the present owner who is a direct descendant of Nelle Smith Edwards.

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Seller status Professional
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