Childe Hassam

Childe HassamLittle "Muley" Hassam reveled in the obscurity concerning his name. Hassam chose "Muley," a corruption of the Arabic term for "master," in allusion to a 15th-century Moorish monarch who appears in Washington Irving's works to benefit from the misunderstanding caused by his nickname surrounding whether he was of Arabic ancestry. The moniker is appropriate given that Hassam's status as a leading figure in American Impressionist has not been confronted since his departure. Hassam's art became an enterprise that reflected the quick commercialization of America at the turn of the 20th century. French artists of the 1870s and 1880s heavily...
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The Avenue in the Rain

The Avenue in the Rain

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