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William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase in 1900
Born (1849-11-01)November 1, 1849
Nineveh, Indiana
Died October 25, 1916(1916-10-25) (aged 66)
New York City
Nationality American
Education National Academy of Design;
Academy of Fine Arts, Munich,
Known for Portrait painting; landscape art
Movement Impressionism
Awards Philadelphia Centennial Exposition medal

I don’t believe in making pencil sketches and then painting landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky.
William Merritt Chase
Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear.
William Merritt Chase
Life is very short… but I would like to live four times and if I could, I would set out to do no other things than I am seeking now to do.
William Merritt Chase
You must try to match your colors as nearly as you can to those you see before you, and you must study the effects of light and shade on nature’s own hues and tints.
William Merritt Chase