Lot 65: WILLIAM MERRITT CHASE, American (1849-1916), "Old Houses Near Rothenburg", oil on canvas, signed lower right., 24 1/4 x 30 inches
October 27, 2016
Milford, CT, USALive Auction
WILLIAM MERRITT CHASE
"Old Houses Near Rothenburg"
oil on canvas, signed lower right.
24 1/4 x 30 inches
Provenance: Private Collection, New York.
Exhibitions: Society of American Artists, New York City, 1880, no.24. National Arts Club, "William Merritt Chase Retrospective Exhibition," New York City, January 5 - January 13, 1910, no.10, lent by Samuel T. Peters. Metropolitan Museum of Art, "William Merritt Chase Memorial Exhibition," February 19 - March 18, 1917, no. 6, lent by Samuel T. Peters; John Herron Art Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana, "Chase Centennial Exhibition, Commemorating the Birth of William Merritt Chase November 1, 1849", November 1 - December 11, 1949.
Literature: Pisano, Ronald G. "William Merritt Chase Landscapes in Oil," Yale University Press, New Haven, L2, page 3.
Other Notes: Click to read the accompanying essay for this lot.
Tags: Impressionist, Impressionism, Munich School, 19th Century
A repaired 18-inch vertical tear with 5-inch horizontal tear forming a t-shape center left. Other very minor scattered inpainting.
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