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William Merritt Chase letter 1899.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0254 (Text) 00000106657802 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 folder

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General Note:
Processed by: Jamie Dunn, July 2013
Restrictions on Access Note:
The collection is open for research use.
Summary, etc.:
This collection consists of a letter from Chase to Louis Prang, lithographer and art educator, concerning a portrait. Chase had painted a portrait of Prang already in 1884.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
William Merritt Chase letter, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
William Merritt Chase was born November 1, 1849, in Williamsburg (now Ninaveh), Indiana. His parents were David and Sarah (Swaim) Chase. Chase studied art in Indianapolis, New York City, St. Louis, and in several European countries. He became known for his Impressionist portraits and landscapes, working in both oil paints and pastels. In 1886, Chase married Alice Gerson, with whom he had eight children. Chase died in 1916 in New York City.
Subject: Prang, Louis, 1824-1909.
Artists > United States > 19th century.
Genre: Correspondence.

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