William Merritt Chase Catalogue
Courtesy of The Pisano/Chase Catalogue Raisonné Project, Inc.
William Merritt Chase
Works of Art
Museum and Public Collections
Born on November 1 in Williamsburg, Indiana.
Enters the Munich Royal Academy.
Returns to New York, where begins to teach at the Art Student's League.
Joins the Tile Club. Other members include Edwin Austin Abbey, J. Alden Weir, and Winslow Homer.
Cofounded The American Painters in Pastel Society with Robert Blum.
Marries Alice Gerson, who is then about twenty years old.
Cofounded the Shinnecock Summer School of Art in Southampton, New York, which lasted through 1902.
Elected a charter member of the National Institute of Arts, Sciences, and Letters.
Received Gold Medal at the Exposition universelle, Paris.
Died in New York.
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