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William Merritt Chase, American, 1849 - 1916

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about 1911

Oil on wood panel

Overall: 9 1/8 x 12 in. (23.2 x 30.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of John S. Tamagni, Class of 1956

2007.72

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, lower left: To my friend G [. . . .? indistinct-possibly "Grover"] / Wm M. Chase.

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 11, 2015.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 16-November 10, 2013.

Publication History

Ronald Pisano, William Merritt Chase: Landscapes in Oil, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, pp. 149-150 ill., no. 311.

Published References

Ronald G. Pisano, research report commissioned by Christies, New York, 1995 (photocopy in Hood Museum object file). Gallati, Barbara Dayer. William Merritt Chase. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995, 87-89.

Provenance

Frank Sinatra; included in Christies, New York, Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, lot S65, November 30, 1995 (bought in); sold shortly after sale to John S. Tamagni (Class of 1956), Summit, New Jersey, December 16, 1995; given to present collection, 2007.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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