Artist Clarence F. Underwood (1871-1929) illustrated more than 40 Post covers between 1903 and 1926. Many showed active women fishing, playing tennis, canoeing, even plowing a field. 

Underwood was born in Jamestown, NY, and studied at the Art Students League and the Académie Julian in Paris. In addition to his work at the Post, he illustrated for Ladies’ World magazine as well as several novels.

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