HASSAM, Childe
(b. 1859, Dorchester, d. 1935, East Hampton)

The 14th July, Rue Daunou

Oil on canvas, 74 x 51 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The American Childe Hassam made a long trip to Europe in 1883, during which he spent part of the time studying at the Académie Julian. He liked to paint street scenes and was influenced by the naturalism of Giuseppe de Nittis and Jean Béraud.