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William Merritt Chase: The Young Orphan (An Idle Moment), 1884
Oil on canvas
NA diploma presentation, November 24, 1890
National Academy Museum, New York
William Merritt Chase: A Modern Master
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston • 9 October 2016 - 16 January 2017
William Merritt Chase (1849–1916) was a brilliant observer, an innovative painter, and a leader in international art circles at the turn of the last century. This exhibition brings together 80 of the American impressionist's finest works in both oil and pastel, drawn from public and private collections across the US. The traveling show is co-organized by The Phillips Collection (Washington, DC), the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Fondazione Musei Civici Venezia (Venice), and the Terra Foundation for American Art.
An exhibition catalogue, William Merritt Chase: A Modern Master, with five essays by prominent scholars of American art, is published by Yale University Press in association with the Phillips Collection.
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