National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of A Friendly Call William Merritt Chase (artist)
American, 1849 - 1916
A Friendly Call, 1895
oil on canvas
overall: 76.5 x 122.5 cm (30 1/8 x 48 1/4 in.) framed: 100 x 145.7 x 7.6 cm (39 3/8 x 57 3/8 x 3 in.)
Chester Dale Collection
1943.1.2
On View
From the Tour: American Impressionists of the Late 1800s and Early 1900s
Object 2 of 7

Exhibition History

1895
Catalogue of the Seventeenth Annual Exhibition, Society of American Artists, New York, 1895, no. 270.
1901
Catalogue of the Eight Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings, Sculpture, and Ceramics by American Artists, Nebraska Art Association, Lincoln, 1901-1902, 13, no. 17.
1901
Exhibition of Fine Arts, Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York, 1901, no. 522.
1904
Universal Exposition [Commemorating the Louisiana Purchase 1803], St. Louis, 1904, no. 131.
1910
William Merritt Chase Retrospective Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, 1910, no. 1.
1917
Loan Exhibition of Paintings by William M. Chase, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1917, no. 21.
1935
American Genre: The Social Scene in Painting & Prints, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1935, no. 20.
1936
An Exhibition of American Genre Paintings, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 1936, no. 21.
1937
An Exhibition of American Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, The Union League Club, New York, 1937, no. 33.
1939
Life in America [A Special Loan Exhibition of Paintings Held During the Period of the New York World's Fair], The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1939, no. 284, repro.
1940
An Exhibition of Great Paintings in Aid of the Canadian Red Cross and of Small Paintings by Members of the Ontario Society of Artists, The Art Gallery of Toronto, Canada, 1940, 25, no. 115.
1940
Masterpieces of Art. European & American Paintings 1500-1900, New York World's Fair, May-October 1940, no. 311.
1943
American Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1943.
1946
American Painting from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day, Tate Gallery, London, 1946, no. 41a.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
1973
American Impressionist Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio; The North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1973, 39, no. 20 (shown only at the National Gallery of Art).
1987
William Merritt Chase: Summers at Shinnecock, 1891-1902, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, 1987, 49-50, 56, 60-63, no. 21 (shown only at the National Gallery of Art).
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
2010
From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, January 2010-January 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.

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