William Merritt Chase
Head of a Young Girl (The Gray Kimono), 1901
Signed Wm M. Chase. (cl)
Oil on canvas
20 x 16 inches (50.8 40.7 cm)
J. J. Haverty, Atlanta, Ga., from a label inscribed with his name on the stretcher
[Sale] Parke-Bernet, New York, Apr. 20, 1972, lot 162
Philadelphia, McClees Gallery, Exhibition of the Work of William M. Chase, March 1905
Buffalo, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, A Collection of Oil Paintings by William Merritt Chase, N.A., 1909, a travelling exhibition; to Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo; John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis; St. Louis Art Museum; Cincinnati Museum of Art
Boston, Vose Gallery, Exhibition of Paintings by William Merritt Chase, Dec. 1909, no. 17
New York, National Arts Club, Exhibition of Paintings by William Merritt Chase Jan. 5-13, 1910
Bridgeport, Conn., Bridgeport Public Library, Exhibition of fifty-four Paintings by William Merritt Chase, 1910,
Ronald G. Pisano, William Merritt Chase Portraits in Oil, vol. 2, The Complete Catalogue of Known and documented work by William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), completed by Carolyn K. Lane and D. Frederick Baker, 2006, no. OP.339, Head of a Young Girl (The Gray Kimono), 1901, illus., as Location Unknown, pp. 174-175
The painting is identified as a portrait of Chase's daughter, Alice Dieudonne.
J. J. Haverty (1858-1939) was a preeminent collector of American art in his day. Upon his death, a number of his paintings were bequeathed to the High Musuem of Art in Atlanta, his hometown.
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