William Merrit Chase shared the vogue for “japonisme” in European art and from the 1880s onwards began to include references to that culture in his own work. In addition to his activities as a collector of Oriental objects, he was also influenced by James Abbott McNeill Whistler who acted as a connecting link with Europe for American artists and with whom Chase spent the summer of 1885 in London. Read more...
- 89.5 x 115 cm
- Oil on canvas
- © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. Exhibited on USEUM for Scholarly use.
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