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Howard Chandler Christy

No. WP-102
Gee I Wish I Were a Man
-After the famous Uncle Sam saying "I Want You for the U.S. Army" by James Montgomery Flagg, this poster may be the most famous of the era. Following the serious study of art in New York, Christy made a name for himself during the Spanish American War, creating illustrations of battles that were published in the major periodicals of the day including a portrait of Colonel Teddy Roosevelt. He then developed a unique and very refreshing style for painting beautiful young women which became known as "the Christy Girl." Breaking with the artistic norms of the day, he painted with a swashbuckle and flair that portrayed the girls as very alive and bold as well as, in this case, coy. What young red-blooded American male would not want to "be a man" and join the Navy, if it meant he could impress a girl like that. This work of iconic American art has been meticulously restored and printed in our studio in rich color.
Frame is not included in pricing in this section. For pricing of framed prints or stretched canvas, please see the special orders page. Many types of frame are available at retail and online stores. We found very inexpensive 12x18 frames at Walmart and Michael's. PRINTED POSTERS DO NOT HAVE THE WATERMARK.
Poster & Canvas PRICES INCLUDE SHIPPING within original 48 States.

Giclee Poster printed on Photo Paper with archival ink

12" x 18" ……. $ 12.95
16" x 24" ……. $ 19.95
20" x 30" ……. $ 25.95

Printed on heavy Art Canvas with 1.5" border for stretcher and shipped rolled. Sizes are image size. Actual canvas sizes are +3" on each dimension.

16" x 24" ……. $ 55.00
20" x 30" ……. $ 68.00
24" x 36" ……. $ 75.00

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A variety of inexpensive frames are available at retail chains such as Michaels, Walmart, Hobby Lobby, or Target, as well as a number of online retailers. There are also custom frame shops in many American towns.
Item No: WP-201
Set of 4 Giclee Prints. 12" x 18" each:
— America Calls
— Gee I Wish I Were a Man
— Don't Read History - Make it.
— To Arms - Enlist in the Navy

$ 29.95
Shipping included. Frames Not included.
For Framed Prints, Combination Orders, Museum Displays, or any other special request, please go to our Special Orders Page.


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