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William Merritt Chase: Portraits in Oil (Hardback)

Ronald G. Pisano

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ISBN 10: 0300110219 / ISBN 13: 9780300110210
Edité par Yale University Press, United States, 2007
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Language: English . Brand New Book. The great American artist William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) completed a wide variety of portraits over his long career. Among his subjects were presidents, businessmen, celebrities, New York luminaries, and members of his family as well as a number of self-portraits. Chase s ability to capture a likeness was renowned, yet it was his dashing and bravura brushwork that truly set his portraits apart. This highly anticipated book presents the entire collection of Chase s known portraits in oil. Each is gorgeously reproduced, and many are published in color for the first time. This is the second of four volumes cataloguing the complete works of William Merritt Chase. The catalogue raisonne project has presented immense challenges, for Chase kept no records at all, and staggering numbers of forgeries of his work appeared soon after he died. Finding many of his portraits was especially difficult, as no log book of sitters has been located and no other records exist for those works that were not publicly exhibited. Nevertheless, Ronald G. Pisano s meticulous research has uncovered more than six hundred portraits in private and public collections. Among the most notable are Chase s penetrating portrait of James Abbott McNeill Whistler (The Metropolitan Museum of Art), a commanding portrait of Dora Wheeler (Cleveland Museum of Art), The Feather Fan featuring Chase s oldest daughter, Alice (Musee d Orsay, Paris), and a 1908 self-portrait (Uffizi Gallery, Florence). N° de réf. du libraire BZV9780300110210

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The great American artist William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) completed a wide variety of portraits over his long career. Among his subjects were presidents, businessmen, celebrities, New York luminaries, and members of his family as well as a number of self-portraits. Chase's ability to capture a likeness was renowned, yet it was his dashing and bravura brushwork that truly set his portraits apart. This highly anticipated book presents for the first time the entire collection of Chase's known portraits in oil. Each is gorgeously reproduced, and many are published in colour for the first time. This is the second of four volumes cataloguing the complete works of William Merritt Chase. The catalogue raisonne project has presented immense challenges, for Chase kept no records at all, and staggering numbers of forgeries of his work appeared soon after he died. Finding many of his portraits was especially difficult, as no log book of sitters has been located and no other records exist for those works that were not publicly exhibited. Nevertheless, Ronald Pisano's meticulous research has uncovered more than six hundred portraits in private and public collections. Among the most notable are Chase's penetrating portrait of James Abbott McNeill Whistler (The Metropolitan Museum of Art), a commanding portrait of Dora Wheeler (Cleveland Museum of Art), "The Feather Fan" featuring Chase's oldest daughter, Alice (Musee d'Orsay, Paris), and a 1908 self-portrait (Uffizi Gallery, Florence).

A propos de l'auteur: Ronald G. Pisano was curator of the Heckscher Museum of Art and director of the Parrish Art Museum. At the time of his death in 2000, he was nearing completion of thirty years of research toward publishing the catalogue raisonne of Chase's work. Carolyn K. Lane is an independent scholar. D. Frederick Baker is a director of the Pisano/Chase Catalogue Raisonne Project.

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Titre : William Merritt Chase: Portraits in Oil (...

Éditeur : Yale University Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2007

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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