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With his top hat, spats, and cane, Chase was one of the most dapper and cosmopolitan artists of his day.
This portrait was cut down because a critic said the ship deck where Chase stood was “not in good perspective.”
Beckwith and Chase returned from their studies abroad on the same ship in 1878.
Given by the artist to the John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in 1910.