28 - 29 February 2012
William Merritt Chase (American, 1849-1916)
Copy of Velázquez's Aesop
oil on canvas
70½ x 36¾ in. (179 x 93.4 cm.)
Painted in 1882.
Anon. Sale: American Art Galleries, New York, 7 January 1896, lot 1044.
The Woman's Art School of Cooper Union, New York, by 1917.
Fort Wayne Art Museum, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1951.
Private collection, Illinois.
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R.G. Pisano, William Merritt Chase: Still Life, Interiors, Figures, Copies of Old Masters, and Drawings, vol. 4, New Haven, CT, 2006, pp. 172-74, no. C.25, illustrated.
New York, Art Students' League, October 1882.
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