Sunday, July 3, 2016

Howard Chandler Christy: I Am an American

In January, Howard Chandler Christie's 1941 study for his I Am an American billboard poster was sold at Swann Auction Galleries in New York. Model Elise Ford poses as Columbia. I Am an American Day was held on May 18, 1941 in Central Park.

Howard Chandler Christy, Study for I Am an American, 1941

Swann Galleries, January 28, 2016, Sale 2403, Lot 148
Howard Chandler Christy, I Am an American poster stamp

Robert Frank, Untitled—I am an American Day Sign, in the permanent collection of the Herbert F. Johnson Museum at Cornell University.


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