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Childe Hassam

Frederick Childe Hassam was an American Impressionist painter, noted for his urban and coastal scenes. Along with Mary Cassatt and John Henry Twachtman, Hassam was instrumental in promulgating Impressionism to American collectors, dealers, and museums. He produced over 3,000 paintings, oils, watercolors, etchings, and lithographs over the course of his career, and was an influential American artist of the early 20th century.

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These small shows were decidedly a success. The exhibitions were not too large to be seen easily. It was not an effort, as larger collections of pictures usually are.
Art, to me, is the interpretation of the impression which nature makes upon the eye and brain.
I do not always find the streets interesting, so I wait until I see picturesque groups and those that compose well in relation to the whole. — © Childe Hassam
I do not always find the streets interesting, so I wait until I see picturesque groups and those that compose well in relation to the whole.
I believe the man who will go down in posterity is the man who paints his own time and the scenes of everyday life around him.
The word 'impressionism' as applied to art has been abused, and in the general acceptance of the term has become perverted.
Art, to me is the interpretation of the impression which nature makes upon the eye and brain. The word 'Impressionism' as applied to art has been abused, and in the general acceptance of the term has become perverted. [...] The true impressionism is realism. So many people do not observe. They take the ready-made axioms laid down by others, and walk blindly in a rut without trying to see for themselves.
The true impressionism is realism. So many people do not observe.
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