The Red Feather
The Red Feather early 1900s by American Painter F. Earl Christy (1882 – 1961); illustrator, portrait and female figure painter.
This is a portrait of an elegant black haired blue eyed young beauty, that is wearing a silk dress and a sheer dark tan blouse holding a large fluffy red feather set against a bluish-green sky background.
This is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.
Information Below Derived From Askart.com
Christy was born in 1882 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and in 1899 at the ripe old age of 17 was painting original art for the Boardwalk Atlantic City Picture company.
Many of his early artworks were also published by the J. Hoover and Sons Calendar Company of Philadelphia; when he was 23 years of age he attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Arts from 1905 to 1907.
During his career Christy created dozens of magazine covers, illustrations and calendar prints for publications like the Dell Publishing Company, Modern Screen and Radio Stars, Ainslee’s magazine, American Magazine, Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly, McClure’s Photoplay Magazine, and many others.