Modern America: The Wolf Family Collection

Modern America: The Wolf Family Collection

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William Merritt Chase


Auction Closed

April 20, 07:56 PM GMT


150,000 - 250,000 USD

Lot Details


William Merritt Chase

1849 - 1916


signed Wm.M. Chase. (lower left)

oil on cradled panel

10¼ x 16 in. (26 x 40.6 cm.)

Executed circa 1887.

The artist

Charles L. Hutchinson, Esq., Chicago (acquired by 1889)

Ira Spanierman, Inc., New York

David Daniels, New York

Hirschl & Adler Galleries, Inc., New York

David David, Inc., Philadelphia

Wolf Family Collection No. 0457 (acquired from the above on May 25, 1972)

Ronald G. Pisano, William Merritt Chase: Landscapes in Oil, vol. III, New Haven, 2009, no. L. 108, pp. 54-55, illustrated
Ronald G. Pisano, Summer Afternoons: Landscape Paintings by William Merritt Chase, 1993

New York, National Academy of Design, Annual Exhibition, 1888, no. 298

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, First Exhibition of American Pictures, 1888, no. 243 (as Summertime)

Chicago, Interstate Industrial Exposition, 17th Annual, 1889, no. 74 (as Summer)

New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, American Art Alumni Collections, 1968, no. 116, illustrated

New York, Spanierman Gallery, 1994-95 (as Prospect Park)

Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art; Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, William Merritt Chase: Modern American Landscapes, 1886-90, 2000-01 (as Brooklyn Navy Yard)