- Frederick Childe Hassam, "Avenue" from the series "Flags"
- Frederick Childe Hassam, "Day of the Co-workers, May 1917"
Childe Hassam (1859 - 1935) is a pioneer of American impressionism. He began his career in Boston as an illustrator, and in 1886 went to Paris to study at the Julien Academy. Upon returning to the United States three years later he settled in New York. During his lifetime, Hassam earned the recognition of criticism and success with the public, created more than two thousand oil paintings, watercolors, pastels and a large number of engravings. For the first Arsenal exhibition in New York in 1913, he offered six of his works at once.
Left: Frederick Childe Hassam, Self-Portrait
- Frederick Childe Hassam, "Allies Alley" from the "Flags" series
- Frederick Childe Hassam, Allied Avenue from the Flags series
The demonstration in May 1916 lasted about 12 hours. Its participants carried a flag almost 30 meters long. Then Gassam wrote the first picture in the series “Flags”, and after the parade on Independence Day in July of the same year - the second. The work was first exhibited at the Montross Gallery in New York and was praised by critics. Later it was acquired for his collection of Frank Sinatra.Italian Day (from the Flags series) Childe Hassam1918, 91.4 × 71.4 cm Spring 2017 "July Fourth, 1916" will be one of the exhibits of the traveling exhibition "World War One and American Art", dedicated to the centenary of the US entry into armed conflict. According to artdaily .com