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Bailey's Beach, Newport, R.I.  1901

by Childe Hassam

Childe Hassam, like other American Impressionists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, recorded scenes of leisure and recreation, especially country vacation retreats. This painting portrays fashionable Bailey’s Beach in Newport, Rhode Island, an exclusive seaside town known at the time for its wealth and luxury. Hassam depicted sand dunes rising from behind the beac...
61 × 66 cm (24 × 26 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago