Artist William Merritt Chase, American, 1849-1916
  • Self Portrait
Date ca. 1914
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 24 × 20 inches (61 × 50.8 cm)
Framed: 32 9/16 × 28 13/16 × 2 13/16 inches (82.7 × 73.2 × 7.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of the artist
Accession Number 16.16
Department American Art before 1950
On View American W291, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, lower left: Wm. M. Chase
William Merritt Chase;
1916-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Pan American Exposition. Exh. cat., San Francisco. 1915, no. 3740.

Chase, William Merritt. "Painting [speech to the American Federation of the Arts, Washington, D.C., 1916]." The American Magazine of Art 8, 2 (December 1916): pp. 50-53.

Burroughs, Clyde H. “Accessions: Self Portrait of William M. Chase, Esq.” Bulletin of the DMA 10, 9 (May 1916): pp. 1-2.

Paintings by William Merritt Chase, N.A., and Paintings by William Ritschel, N.A. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1916.

The Eleventh Annual Buffalo Fine Arts Academy. Exh. cat., The Albright Art Gallery. Buffalo, 1917, no. 29 (ill.).

Paintings by William Merritt Chase. Exh. cat., Newhouse Galleries. St. Louis, 1927, p. 8 (ill.).

Exhibition of American Paintings from Colonial Times Until Today. Exh. cat., Saginaw Museum. Saginaw, MI, 1948, no. 8 (ill.).

Chase Centennial Exhibition. Exh. cat., John Herron Art Museum. Indianapolis, 1949, n.p.

Retrospective Exhibition of William Merritt Chase. Exh. cat., Parrish Art Museum. Southampton, NY, 1957, no. 86.

The First West Coast Retrospective Exhibition of Painting by William Merritt Chase, 1849-1916. Exh. cat., California University Art Gallery. Santa Barbara, 1964, no. 45.