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William Merritt Chase  American  1849 -1916
Born: Franklin, Indiana, United States 
Died: New York, New York, United States 
Active: New York, New York  
Studied: Royal Academy, Munich 
National Academy of Design 
Exhibited: Boston Art Club 
Corcoran Gallery 
Cleveland Art Association 
Brooklyn Museum 
Examples of Work: Art Institute of Chicago 
Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Cincinnati Art Museum 
Cleveland Museum of Art 
Detroit Institute of Arts 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 
Parrish Art Museum, Southhampton, Long Island 
St. Louis Art Museum 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: The Ten
Subjects Known For: Still Life
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1888; NA 1890
National Institute of Arts and Letters 
Society of American Artists 
Ten American Painters 
Teaching Positions: Art Students League, New York City 1878 - 1896; 1907 - 1911
Chase School, New York City 1899 -1907
Shinnecock Summer School 
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William Merritt Chase, master of a full spectrum of techniques and painting styles, was also one of the most influential teachers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
His paintings reflect his enthusiasms. A landscape might draw on the boldest impression; a still life, on the ... (More)

William Merritt Chase, born in 1849, was on of the most influential art teachers of the late 19th and early 20th century. In 1870 he studied for a year at the National Academy of Design, NYC, and then went to Europe. He studie... (More)

One of America's Impressionist masters, William Merritt Chase achieved extraordinary success as an artist and art instructor at the turn of the twentieth century. Originally known for his portraits and still-lifes, Chase began... (More)

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