An Impressionist paints Brooklyn by the water — Ephemeral New York

After studying art in Munich, refining his eclectic Impressionist style across Europe, and creating an elegant studio on East 10th Street in Manhattan that reflected his flamboyant persona, painter William Merritt Chase moved to Brooklyn. [“Afternoon by the Sea, Gravesend Bay” 1888] It was 1887. The 37-year-old had just gotten married, and he and his […]

An Impressionist paints Brooklyn by the water — Ephemeral New York

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