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First Touch of Autumn

William Merritt Chaseabout 1898

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Details

  • Title: First Touch of Autumn
  • Date Created: about 1898
  • Type: oil paintings
  • Rights: Gift of Peter C. Reilly and Dr. Jeanette P. Reilly
  • External Link: http://www.imamuseum.org/mercury/load-artwork/33264
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • wall label: The artist captures the low and rolling, flat terrain of the Shinnecock countryside, with its occasional tree, sand dunes, and dwarfed bushes. Chase established America's first summer school of art at Shinnecock Hills, Long Island, where he painted some of his most Impressionist landscapes.
  • measurements: 40 1/8 x 50 1/8 in. 44 1/4 x 54 1/4 in. (framed)
  • Artist: William Merritt Chase

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