Photographer not identified. Cyanotypes. c. 1900. $3,000 the group of four.
Mr. Chase Criticising a pupil. Cyanotype. c. 1900. 3 3/16 x 3 3/8 (original mount 5 x 4 7/8). Hinged on 12 x 8 3/4-inch archival board. Unsigned. The annoatation is written in pencil on the verso of the cyanotype.
Mr. Chase --- Sketching - out doors -- for his class -- Shinnecock Hills. L.I. Cyanotype. c. 1900. 3 3/8 x 3 1/2 (original mount 4 15/16 x 5 1/8). Hinged on 12 x 8 3/4-inch archival board. Unsigned. The annotation is written on the verso of the cyanotype.
[Mr. Chase Evaluating] before his students in an outdoor classroom]. Cyanotype. c. 1900. 3 3/8 x 3 7/16. Unsigned. Hinged on 12 x 8 3/4-inch archival board.
[Mr. Chase's Pupils -- in an indoor classroom] Cyanotype. c. 1900. 1 1/2 x 1 15/16. Hinged on 12 x 8 3/4-inch archival board. Unsigned.
William Merritt Chase (1849 - 1916) was an American impressionist painter and a powerful teacher. His many important students included George Bellows, Charles Demuth, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keefe, Marsdon Hartley and Joseph Stella. A school with his name his name developed into the Parson's Institute. From 1891 - 1902 he conducted a summer school at Shinnecock Hills, where he had an estate. His classes out of doors were innovative.
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