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Childe Hassam  American  1859 -1935
Born: Dorchester Massachusetts  
Died: Easthampton New York  
Active: Boston   
Isles of Shoals New Hampshire  1883 -
Paris  France 
New York   
Addresses: 28 School Street Boston Massachusetts  1881 - 1883 Studio
The Albemarle, 282 Columbus Avenue Boston Massachusetts  1883 Residence
95 Fifth Avenue New York New York  1889 
130 West Fifty-seventh Street New York New York  1908 - 1935 Residence and Studio
Willow Bend, 48 Egypt Lane East Hampton New York  1919 - 1935 
Studied: Lowell Institute of Design 1881
School of Drawing, Boston Art Club 1883
Academie Julien, Paris 1886 - 1888
Instructors: Dr. William Rimmer Circa 1881
Tommaso Juglaris 1883
Gustave R. Boulanger 1886 -
Jules Joseph Lefebvre 1886 -
Exhibited: Boston Art Club 1882, 1885
Williams and Everett's, Boston 1882, 1884
American Art Galleries, New York 1883
American Watercolor Society 1883, 1890
National Academy of Design 1883, 1884, 1886, 1904, 1918
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics' Association, B 1883
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1884, 1906, 1908
Society of American Artists 1886
Paris Salon 1887
Doll & Richards, Boston 1890 - 1895
Durand-Ruel Gallery 1891, 1898
Doll & Richards, Boston 1919
Examples of Work: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha 
Dallas Museum of Art 
Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts 
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. 
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo 
Terra Foundation for the Arts, Chicago 
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond 
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas 
Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: The Ten
Subjects Known For: Figural
Memberships: Paint and Clay Club, Boston 1883
American Watercolor Society 1890 -
New York Watercolor Club 1890 -
National Academy of Design ANA 1902; NA 1906
Society of American Artists 1890
Players Club 1890 - 1931
Teaching Positions: Art Students League, New York City 1898 - 1899
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Childe Hassam is internationally recognized as one of the greatest American Impressionist Painters. Hassam apprenticed as a wood engraver and took early work as a freelance illustrator. In 1838 he took the first of four trips to France and took course at Academie Julian from 1886-89. His paintings ... (More)

Childe Hassam was the leading force behind "The Ten," the group that established the American Impressionist movement. Born near Boston, Hassam began his career as an illustrator for "Harper's," "Scribner's," and "Century." It was during his first trip to France in 1883 that he began studying the ... (More)

Hassam was born on October 17, 1859, in Dorchester, Massachusetts and died on August 27, 1935, in Easthampton, N.Y. He was in Cos Cob periodically, 1894-1923; in Old Lyme, summers, 1903-c.1907.

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