Hassam, [Frederick] Childe

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Born: Oct 17, 1859 AD
Died: 1935 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Artists


1859 - Born on the 17th of October in Boston.

1886-1889 - Hassam studied in Boston and Paris, where he fell under the influence of the Impressionists and took to painting in brilliant colour with touches of pure pigment.

         - His works are distinctive for their freshness and clear luminous atmosphere. Scenes of New York life remained his favourite subject matter.

         - He also painted landscapes of New England and rural New York that, with their intense blue skies, lush foliage, and shimmering white light, became especially popular.

         - Hassam produced about 300 black-and-white etchings and lithographs that are notable for their sense of light and atmosphere

1935 - Died on the 27th of August in East Hampton, N.Y., U.S.

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