Often overlooked but important painter William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) is the subject of a can’t-miss exhibition featuring 80 of the artist’s finest works in oil and pastel.
Currently on view through January 16 at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, “William Merritt Chase: A Modern Master” is a blockbuster exhibition featuring more than 80 of the artist’s finest works in oil and pastel. A brilliant observer and experimental painter, Chase’s influence extended well-beyond the canvas and into many of the most important art circles at the turn of the last century.
Via the museum, “Rediscover this important and overlooked master, praised for his artistic skill in both oil and pastel, as well as for the variety of his subjects: sympathetic images of women, jewel-like landscapes, views of urban parks, and scenes of children at play. The first complete examination of the artist in more than three decades, the exhibition brings together 80 of the painter’s finest works in both oil and pastel, drawn from public and private collections across the United States.”
To learn more, visit the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
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