9 Press Releases

Tag: William Merritt Chase

  • Auction Industry

    How the Philadelphia Ten Forged Their Own Luck in the Art World

    Art groups are no recent invention, and neither are dedicated art groups for women. Gender-specific collectives date back as early as 1867 in the United States, decades before the Nineteenth Amendment granted women the right to vote. In particular, one early 20th-century group stood out for its persistence and reach:…

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    Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Offers 19th-Century Landscape Paintings and More

    Featured on the second day of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Splendor sale is a 19th-century landscape painting by Impressionist artist William Merritt Chase. The work shows a person walking down a path, framed by Long Island's Shinnecock Hills. In his late career, William Merritt Chase transitioned to a lighter color…

  • Exhibitions

    'Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens' now on view at Asheville Art Museum

    Leon-Augustin Lhermitte, The Baby’s Hour, 1983, oil on canvas, 26 × 31 ½ inches. Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA, Gift, Ferdinand Thun and Henry Janssen. ASHEVILLE, NC.- Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism through the French Lens—drawn mostly from the collection of the Reading Public Museum in Reading, PA—explores the path to…

    Across the Atlantic: American Impressionism Through the French Lens' now on view at Asheville Art Museum
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    New York Winter Scenes by Guy Carleton Wiggins Come To Auction

    Guy Carleton Wiggins was a landscape painter famous for his artworks featuring New York City winter scenes. The artist learned his craft from his father, Carleton Wiggins, a Barbizon-style artist. He later went on to study under prominent names like William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri. Talking about his first…

    Guy Carleton Wiggins (American, 1883 - 1962) New York Storm, Columbus Circle oil on board signed lower right Guy Wiggins signed and titled verso Mid
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    Fine and Decorative Arts: Day 1

    Ed Ruscha is a multi-talented American artist known for his word paintings. As a child, Ruscha wanted to become a cartoonist and received training from artists such as Emerson Woelffer and Robert Irwin. In the1970s, Ruscha, along with fellow artists Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger, began incorporating written phrases in…

    Andy Warhol George Gershwin Screenprint
  • Auction Industry

    Shannon's fall auction on September 17th features 230 quality artworks dating from the 19th century through contemporary

    The auction be presented in a 180-page color catalog filled with important paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. Online bidding will be via Invaluable.com Acrylic on paper by Adolph Gottlieb (American, 1903-1974), Untitled, #30 (1970), signed, dated and numbered, 23 ¾ inches by 18 ¾ inches (est. $80,000-$120,000). MILFORD, CT, UNITED…

    Shannons fall auction on September 17th features 230 quality artworks dating from the 19th century through contemporary
  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Martha Walter

    Morphy Auctions to Offer Works from Philadelphia Impressionist A successful American Impressionist from Philadelphia, Martha Walter spent her 20s under the tutelage of William Merritt Chase. He encouraged her to pursue art seriously and connected the budding artist to the international art scene. Though his influence is visible in much…

    Artist to Know Martha Walter-2
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    American Art Pottery

    Adelaide Robineau was an American ceramicist popular in the early 20th century. Robineau initially learned her craft from the American Impressionist artist William Merritt Chase. She learned to make high fire porcelain after spending just a few weeks in pottery school and reading various Sévres porcelain articles. The upcoming auction,…

    George E. Ohr, Large coupe
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    August Americana

    Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers proudly welcomes auction enthusiasts to the August Americana Auction. Featuring nothing short of amusing items, the auction is an amalgamation of fine arts, decorative arts and furniture. Leading the charts is decorative arts category with 300 items including the work of a master decoy carver, A.…