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Hassam, Childe

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00084415
Hassam, Childe

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American, 19th–20th century, male.

Born 17 October 1859, in Dorchester (Massachusetts); died 27 August 1935, in East Hampton (Long Island).

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, lithographer. Figures, nudes, portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures, still-lifes, landscapes, urban landscapes, seascapes.

Ten American Painters.

After training as a wood engraver, Childe Hassam worked as an illustrator of advertisements in periodicals in Boston and New York, including ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; Prints and Printmaking ; 20th-Century Art ; 19th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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