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ID: 500115356
 
Record Type: Person
Chase, William Merritt (American painter and printmaker, 1849-1916)

Note: Prolific painter of portraits, interiors, still lifes and landscapes, famed for establishing the fresh colour and bravura technique used in much early 20th-century American painting. He was considered the most important American teacher of his time; after teaching at the Art Students League of NY he formed the Chase School of Art in 1896. American artist, Southampton, N.Y.; founder of Shinnecock School of Art.

Names:
Chase, William Merritt (preferred,V,index,LC)
William Merritt Chase (V,display)
Chase, William Merrit (V)
William Merrit Chase (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
teacher
portraitist
printmaker

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Williamsburg (Wayne county, Indiana, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  New York City (New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

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List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Chase, William Merritt (I)

Biographies:
(American painter and printmaker, 1849-1916) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1849-1916) ..... [GRL]
(American painter, 1849-1916) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, 1849-1916) ..... [AVERY]
(American artist, 1849-1916) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1849-1916) ..... [WCI]
(American painter, 1849-1916) ..... [PROV]
(American painter, 1849-1916) ..... [BHA]
(American artist, 1849-1916) ..... [WCP]
(American painter, 1849-1916) ..... [GRLPSC]

Sources and Contributors:
Chase, William Merrit ........ [GRLPSC Preferred, PROV, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...........................................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
...........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Chase, William Merritt ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
.............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.............................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79061094
.............................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 103
William Merrit Chase ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
William Merritt Chase ........ [PROV]
...........................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 103
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Who Was Who in American Art (1985)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, WL-Courtauld]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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