Lot 80
  • 80

William Merritt Chase 1849 - 1916

250,000 - 350,000 USD
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  • William Merritt Chase
  • Pulling for Shore
  • signed Wm. M. Chase (lower right)
  • oil on panel
  • 17 3/4 by 30 inches
  • (45.1 by 76.2 cm)
  • Painted circa 1886.


Sold: Moore's Art Galleries, New York, Paintings by Mr. William M. Chase, March 2-3, 1887, lot 57
Seward Webb (acquired at the above sale)
M.F. Henrotin, Honolulu, Hawaii (sold: Christie's, New York, December 6, 1985, lot 180, illustrated)
R. Rockefeller (sold: Christie's, New York, May 26, 1988, lot 208, illustrated)
(Coe Kerr Gallery, New York)
Richard York Gallery, New York
Collection of Time Warner, Inc. (sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 3, 1997, lot 22, illustrated)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale


Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Art Club, Exhibition of Pictures, Studies and Sketches by Mr. William Merritt Chase of New York City, Under the Auspices of the American Art Association, November-December 1886, no. 64
Lausanne, Switzerland, Fondation de l'hermitage, L'impressionnisme américain: 1880-1915, June-October 2002, no. 16, illustrated p. 76


"The Chase Sale," Art Amateur, April 1887, pp. 98, 100
Ronald G. Pisano, William Merritt Chase, Landscapes in Oil: The Complete Catalog of Known and Documented Work by William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), New Haven, Connecticut and London, 2009, no. L.53, p. 30, illustrated