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CHASE, William Merritt (1849 - 1916), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHASE, William Merritt (1849 - 1916), Painter, pastellist, draughtsman

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1849, in Franklin Township, now Nineveh (Indiana); died 1916, in New York.

Painter, pastellist, draughtsman. Figures, nudes, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes (with figures), still-lifes (flowers).

Ten American Painters (from 1902).

[not available online]William Chase studied under Barton S. Hays in Indianapolis in 1868 and then under Joseph O. Eaton and Lemuel Wilmarth at the National Academy

Reference Entry.  2265 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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