Sep 29, 2016 - Sale 2423

Sale 2423 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 7,800
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Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY.
Enchanted Evening. Charcoal on illustration board. 730x978 mm; 28 3/4x38 1/2 inches. Signed in full and dated 1923 in lower right image. Pinholes and toning at extreme edges, few surface abrasions, not affecting image; Judy Goffman gallery label on verso of matte board. Matted and framed.

Additional Details

A charming illustration for an unidentified story featuring a quintessential "Christy Girl" guiding the viewer's gaze around a soirée. The murals in the room featuring nymphs are similar to those he would create for the walls of New York City's Café des Artistes in 1934.