Fredrick Childe Hassam

1859-1935 America/Impressionism

 

Brief Biography-Born in Boston in 1859, Fredrick Childe Hassam was one of the first impressionist painters in America. His first painting tuition was at the Boston Art Club; he later travelled to Europe and studied in France. Hassam achieved considerable success in America, and he exhibited at the 1913 Armory Show, which took in New York, Chicago and Boston. The show consisted of a long list of the most successful artists of America and Europe. His 'Avenue in the Rain' hung in the Oval Office during President Obama's term.

 

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A Downpour

A Downpour

Allies Day

Allies Day

At the Florist

At the Florist

At the Grand Prix

At the Grand Prix

Avenue in the Rain

Avenue in the Rain

August

August Afternoon Appledore

Avenue of the Allies

Avenue of the Allies Brazil Belgium

a Schooner

Building a Schooner

Celia Thaxter

Celia Thaxter

Thaxter's Garden

Celia Thaxter's Garden

Champs Elysees

Champs Elysees

Church at Old Lyme

Church at Old Lyme

Columbian Exposition

Columbian Exposition Chicago

Fourth of July

Fourth of July

French Tea Garden

French Tea Garden

Isles of Shoals

Isles of Shoals

Headlands

New England Headlands

Oyster Sloop

Oyster Sloop

Paseo del Prado

Paseo del Prado

Peaches and Old Glass

Peaches and Old Glass

Poppies

Poppies, Isles of Shoals

Quincy Masschusetts

Quincy Masschusetts

Rainy Day

Rainy Day on Fifth Avenue

Reading

Reading

Madison Square

Snowstorm Madison Square

Spring Morning

Spring Morning

Great Captai Cordoba

Street of the Great Captai Cordoba

Summer Evening

Summer Evening

Surf and Rocks

Surf and Rocks

Thaxter's Garden

Thaxter's Garden

The Alhambra

The Alhambra

The Manhattan Club

The Manhattan Club

The Quai Saint Michel

The Quai Saint Michel

The Water Garden

The Water Garden

Washington Arch

Washington Arch

Isle of Shoals

West Wind Isle of Shoals