William Merritt Chase

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William Merritt Chase

241 artworks

American Impressionist painter, teacher, portraitist and printmaker

Born 11/1/1849 - Died 1916

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Girl in White

circa 1898-circa 1901

Oil on canvas

Akron Art Museum, AKron, United States

The Japanese Book

circa 1900

Oil on canvas

182.9 x 94 cms | 72 x 37 ins

Public collection, ,

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Carmencita

1890

Oil on canvas

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan, United States

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Keying Up ­ The Court Jester

1875

Oil on canvas

101 x 63.2 cms | 39 3/4 x 24 3/4 ins

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, United States

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Girl with Guitar

circa 1886

Oil on panel

26 x 15.2 cms | 10 1/4 x 6 ins

Public collection, ,

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The King's Jester

1875

Oil on canvas

47 x 33 cms | 18 1/2 x 13 ins

Public collection, ,

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Back of a Nude

1888

Oil on canvas

45.7 x 33 cms | 17 3/4 x 12 3/4 ins

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz, ,

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The Model

circa 1887-circa 1888

Pastel on paper

50.8 x 40.6 cms | 20 x 16 ins

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, United States

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Modern Magdalen

1888

Oil on canvas

48.3 x 38.7 cms | 19 x 15 ins

Private collection, ,

Surprise!

circa 1883-circa 1884

Pastel on paper

76.2 x 59.7 cms | 30 x 23 1/2 ins

Haggin Museum, Stockton, United States

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CHASE, WILLIAM MERRITT (1849-1916), American painter, was born at Franklin, Indiana, on the 1st of November 1849. He was a pupil of B. F. Hays at Indianapolis, of J. 0. Eaton in New York, and subsequently of A. Wagner and Piloty in Munich. In New York he established a school of his own, after teaching with success for some years at the Art Students League. A worker in all mediums, oils, water-color, pastel and etching painting with distinction the figure, landscape and still-life, he is perhaps best known by his portraits, his sitters numbering some of the most important men and women of his time. Mr Chase won many honors at home and abroad, became a member of the National Academy of Design, New York, and for ten years was president of the Society of American Artists. Among his important canvases are Ready for the Ride (Union League Club, N.Y.), The Apprentice, Court Jester, and portraits of the painters Whistler and Duveneck, of General Webb and of Peter Cooper.

Source: Entry on the artist in the 1911 Edition Encyclopedia.