ITALY: Mussolini Praised

President Calvin Coolidge, Charles Evans Hughes, Will H. Hays and Mrs. Edward L. Doheny are among sitters who have sat for portraits to Howard Chandler Christy, deft and prolific creator of girl head covers for magazines. Last week Artist & Mrs. Christy reached Manhattan on the Italian Liner Conte Rosso (Red Count). Soon impertinent newsgatherers were asking: "Did you paint Mussolini?" Broad and smug came an answering smile from the left-handed little man who gets $1,700 for a magazine cover. Quietly he replied that among his luggage was a portrait for...

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