Here are a few more of his paintings
"The Avenue in the Rain" by Childe Hassam
oil on canvas 42 in. x 22.25 in.
Courtesy of The White House Collection, The White House, Washington, D. C.
[Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
This one is owned by the White House and now hangs in the Oval Office following President Obama's replacement of Texas landscapes with rather more traditional White House paintings.
Here's an interesting blog post by Lisa Confetti about the painting patriotic masterpiece hanging in THE OVAL OFFICE
The man who will go down to posterity is the man who paints his own time and the scenes of everyday life around him. Childe HassamWhile I like his urban landscapes a lot, I particularly like the series of paintings of the Isles of Schoals (off New Hampshire).
The South Ledges, Appledore by Childe Hassam
oil on canvas, 87cm (34.25 in). Width: 91.8cm (36.13 in)
[Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
I'm also naturally pleased to find out that he's a man who used to sketch using coloured pencils!
|The Harbor of a Thousand Masts, Gloucester|
Frederick Childe Hassam - 1919
25.4 cm (10 in.), Width: 26.67 cm (10.5 in.), Drawing - pencil and pastel on papar
So - had you heard of him before? Will you be investigating him more now you know he's an American Impressionist painter?