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 Chase, William Merritt
Chase, William Merritt (1849-1916). American painter. He settled in New York in 1878 after five years studying in Munich and became the most important American teacher of his generation. He taught at the Art Students' League of New York and then at his own Chase School of Art, founded in 1896. The vigorous handling and fresh color characteristic of much of the best American painting of the early 20th century owes a good deal to his example. His pupils (whom he encouraged to paint in the open air) included Demuth, O'Keefe, and Sheeler. Chase was a highly prolific artist (his output of more than 2000 paintings included still lifes, portraits, interiors, and landscapes), and his work is represented in many American museums.

414 x 800 27.9K
27.9K, 414 x 800

Dorothy
Painted: 1902
Oil on canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Portrait of Sarah Swaim Chase
(The Artist's Mother)
Painted: 1892
Oil on Canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art

399 x 500 18.1K
18.1K, 399 x 500

483 x 650 30.1K
30.1K, 483 x 650

Study of a Young Woman
Painted: around 1885
Oil on canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art
The Big Brass Bowl
Painted: 1899
Oil on Canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art

500 x 443 22.9K
22.9K, 500 x 443

156 x 200 4.7K
4.7K, 156 x 200

Boy Playing with Cards
Painted: 1740
Uffizi
Portrait of David H. Chase
(The Artist's Father)
Painted: 1895
Oil on Canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art

416 x 500 18.1K
18.1K, 416 x 500

416 x 500 17.2K
17.2K, 416 x 500

Portrait of William Gurley Munson
Painted: 1868
Oil on canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Still Life with Brass Bowl
Painted: 1903
Oil on Canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art

600 x 480 32.0K
32.0K, 600 x 480

403 x 500 20.8K
20.8K, 403 x 500

Portrait of Moses Swaim
Painted: 1867
Oil on canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Woman in White
Painted: 1910
Oil on Canvas
Indianapolis Museum of Art

446 x 749 47.7K
47.7K, 446 x 749