Young Woman With a Hat

Young Woman with a Hat - Tarbell, Edmund Charles

Edmund Charles Tarbell studied at the then newly formed School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  He later returned as formidable teacher who helped make the school an important fixture in American art education of the… Read More

Woman in a White Dress

Woman in a White Dress - Parker, Lawton Silas

Lawton Silas Parker studied at the Chicago Art Institute, the Academie Julian and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, as well as under the tutelage of William Merrit Chase. An original member of the Givernois Colony in… Read More

Flowering Trees

Flowering Trees - Metcalf, Willard Leroy

Willard Leroy Metcalf’s renown as a pivotal painter of the New England landscape stemmed from his studies with Georgia Loring Brown in Massachusetts and also in Paris alongside Edmund Tarbell and Frank Benson. He earned a living through… Read More

Washington at Mt. Vernon

George Washington at Mt. Vernon - Hassam, Frederick Childe

Best known as an American Impressionist, Frederick Childe Hassam’s highly successful career was winding to a close by the 1930s.  But his work in etching still commanded attention.  Three years before his death in 1935, Hassam contributed the… Read More

Lady in Red

Lady in Red - Hall, George Hall

George Henry Hall, who trained briefly with Eastman Johnson in New York, executed a large body of work in Seville, Spain, establishing a unique niche as one of the first American painters to work in that country. His… Read More

Mt. Chocorua

Mt. Chocorua - Gifford, Sandford Robinson

Sanford Robinson Gifford, a member of the Hudson River School of landscape painting of the 19th century, is  characterized as a Luminist painter. He was most concerned with the effects of atmospheric light in his paintings, which were… Read More

Portrait of a Young Woman

Portrait of a Young Woman - Duveneck, Frank

Frank Duveneck was born in Kentucky, the son of German immigrants.  After his employment with decorator Wilhelm Lamprecht in Cincinnati, Duveneck went to Munich to study church decoration.  He instead became interested in easel painting and enrolled in… Read More

Still Life

Still Life - William Merritt Chase

William Merritt Chase championed the formation of distinctly realistic American art as well as the teaching of it.  Known as an enthusiastic and energetic instructor, Chase taught many future artists such as Edward Hopper, Joseph Stella, Charles Demuth… Read More

Indian Campsite

Indian Campsite - Victor Casenelli

Indian Camp Site is a preparatory watercolor study for a 1930s 17-scene mural commissioned by National Lumberman’s Bank in Muskegon, Michigan.  Now on view at the Lakeshore Museum Center, the mural series chronicles the history of Muskegon, from… Read More

Standing Child

Standing Child - Benson, Frank Weston

Frank Weston Benson studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, along with Edmund Tarbell.  Like Tarbell, He later returned to the school to teach. Under the leadership of Benson and Tarbell, the school… Read More