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HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY (American, 1872-1952). When Knighthood Was in Flower, 1899. Watercolor and gouache on paper laid...

2011 May New York Signature Illustration Art Auction #5059

 
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Auction Ended On: May 4, 2011
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Location: The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
2 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

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HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY (American, 1872-1952)
When Knighthood Was in Flower, 1899
Watercolor and gouache on paper laid on board
41 x 29.5 in.
Signed and dated 1902 lower left

This painting was the frontispiece for "When Knighthood Was in Flower", by Charles Major (Bobbs-Merrill), 1899.

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Linear abrasion above artist's signature; scattered creases/possible tears in the upper right extreme corner; otherwise in good condition. Not examined outside of frame. Framed under plexi-glass.

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