Sunday, November 27

William Merritt Chase: A Modern Master

The Open Air Breakfast (c. 1888)
"William Merritt Chase (1849–1916) was a brilliant observer, an innovative painter, and a leader in international art circles at the turn of the last century. Rediscover this important and overlooked master, praised for his artistic skill in both oil and pastel, as well as for the variety of his subjects: sympathetic images of women, jewel-like landscapes, views of urban parks, and scenes of children at play. The first complete examination of the artist in more than three decades, 'William Merritt Chase' brings together 80 of the painter’s finest works in both oil and pastel, drawn from public and private collections across the US. ..."
MFA (Video)
Arts Journal
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art