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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
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From the Tour: American Impressionists of the Late 1800s and Early 1900s
Object 2 of 7

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Samuel T. Shaw, 1895;[1] (his sale, American Art Association, New York, 21-22 January 1926, no. 193); Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; gift 1943 to NGA.

[1] The painting was awarded the annual Shaw Fund prize of $1,500 at the 17th exhibition of the Society of American Artists, 25 March-27 April 1895. Shaw received all paintings awarded the Shaw Fund prize.

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