Also Known as: F. Childe Hassam, Frederick Childe Hassam
Dorchester, Massachusetts 1859
East Hampton, New York 1935
- New York, New York
- Boston, Massachusetts
- Isles of Shoals, New Hampshire
Childe Hassam, 1908, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0001736
Courtesy Macbeth Gallery records ca. 1890-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Luce Artist Quote
“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.” Childe Hassam, 1892, quoted in Broun, “Childe Hassam’s
Painter and illustrator. Hassam was a leading American Impressionist whose work was much influenced by Claude Monet. His landscapes, street scenes, and interior scenes were both popularly and officially recognized.
Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)
Luce Artist Biography
Childe Hassam learned the value of hard work after his father’s hardware store burned to the ground and Hassam left school to work as a wood engraver. He made illustrations for newspapers in his hometown of