"Began as war artist following Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders in Cuba. Preferring the depiction of pretty girls over men at war, his "Christy Girl" took her place in the mind of America and countless calendars, magazine covers, book illustrations and collectibles. His WWI Poster, "Gee!! I Wish I Were a Man" is second in popularity only to Flagg's "I Want You!" Christy was an accomplished muralist ("The Signing of the U.S. Constitution" U.S. Capitol Building; nude nymphs at Café des Artistes, New York), and an expert at immortalizing everyone from Mussolini to Amelia Earhart."