Childe Hassam

Paintings

Childe Hassam

Paintings

Also known as Hassam, Frederick Childe; Hassam, Frederick Childs

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Dorchester (Suffolk county, Massachusetts, United States)

Biography:
America's most famous Impressionist, Childe Hassam specialized in cityscapes and landscapes noted for their refined palette and technique. Born in Boston, he studied first at the Boston Art Club and then in Paris at the Académie Julian with Boulanger, Lefebvre and Doucet. It was in Paris that he embraced the Impressionism of Monet, Pissarro and Sisley, later introducing this style to American audiences. He exhibited in every major national and international exhibition of his time, won more than 30 important prizes and medals, and saw his work enter the principal collections of his day. A key figure in The Ten, a group of American Impressionists, Hassam was invited to participate in the 1913 Armory Show. The paintings in his estate were bequeathed to the American Academy of Arts and Letters - a magnificent legacy for modern artists.


 

Childe Hassam Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935) The Rocks of Cape Ann, 1918 Oil on canvas laid on panel 12 x 25 inches (30.5 x 63
Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935)The Rocks of Cape Ann, 1918Oil on canvas laid on panel12 x 25 inches (30.5 x 63...
Lot 68069
Auction 5227
Monday, November 16, 2015
$77,500.00
CHILDE HASSAM (American, 1859-1935) The MacKaye Spectatorium with Iowa Pavillion in Foreground, Columbian Exposition, 1...
CHILDE HASSAM (American, 1859-1935)The MacKaye Spectatorium with Iowa Pavillion in Foreground, Columbian Exposition, 1...
Lot 68152
Auction 5198
Monday, November 17, 2014
$25,000.00
Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935) May in the Garden, 1929 Oil on panel 11-1/4 x 23-5/8 inches (28.6 x 60.0 cm) Sig
Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935)May in the Garden, 1929Oil on panel11-1/4 x 23-5/8 inches (28.6 x 60.0 cm)Sig...
Lot 68108
Auction 5251
Saturday, May 7, 2016
$23,750.00
Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935) Fishhouses Swampscott, 1882 Watercolor on paper 9-7/8 x 13-7/8 inches (25.1 x 35
Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935)Fishhouses Swampscott, 1882Watercolor on paper9-7/8 x 13-7/8 inches (25.1 x 35....
Lot 68059
Auction 5286
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
$18,750.00
CHILDE HASSAM (American, 1859-1935) Isles of Shoals, circa 1890-92 Watercolor on paper 10 x 14 inches (25.4 x 35.6 cm
CHILDE HASSAM (American, 1859-1935)Isles of Shoals, circa 1890-92Watercolor on paper10 x 14 inches (25.4 x 35.6 cm...
Lot 68153
Auction 5198
Monday, November 17, 2014
$18,750.00

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