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Painter:
Chase, William Merritt 1849-1916  Search this
Subject:
Chase, William Merritt, Mrs. (Alice Gerson)  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1886
Notes:
Pisano, Ronald G., "The complete catalogue of known and documented work by William Merritt Chase (1849-1916); volume 1. The paintings in pastel, monotypes, painted tiles and ceramic plates, watercolors, and prints," New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006, no. P31.
"Selections from the Libby and Bill Clark Collection," New York, NY: Vance Jordan Fine Art, 2001, pg. 13.
Image on file.
Pisano, Ronald G., "The complete catalogue of known and documented work by William Merritt Chase (1849-1916); volume 1. The paintings in pastel, monotypes, painted tiles and ceramic plates, watercolors, and prints," New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006, pg. 14.
"Selections from the Libby and Bill Clark Collection," New York, NY: Vance Jordan Fine Art, 2001, pl. 1.
"American Impressions: masterworks from American Art Forum collections, 1875-1935: a book of days," Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1993.
(Upper left:) Wm. M. Chase signed
World's Columbian Expoisition, Chicago, 1893.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Portrait of the artist's wife Alice Gerson seated on a leather upholstered chair, facing forward with her left elbow resting on the arm of her chair, and her head resting against her left hand. She wears a dark coat and hat, and her right hand is in a fur muff resting in her lap.
Topic:
Portrait female--Knee length  Search this
State of Being--Mood--Meditation  Search this
Control number:
IAP 89510001
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_380821