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Portrait of Linda Dietz Carlton, ca. 1890
Object Date: ca. 1879-1881

William Merritt Chase

Oil on canvas, Image H: 35 in, Image W: 29 in, Frame H: 45.5 in, Frame W: 38.5 in
Purchase 1954 The Carl and Dorothy Badenhausen Foundation Trust  54.169
On View
Primary Title Notes: 1981 Newark Museum Catalogue
Alternate Title: Portrait of an Actress
Alternate Title Notes: 1981 Newark Museum Catalogue

Alternate Title: Portrait of the Actress Linda Dietz
Alternate Title Notes: 1981 Newark Museum Catalogue

Inscriptions:
stretcher: [prior to relining] "Linda Dietz Carlton"; stretcher: u.c. graphite "CA3902"

Labels/Stamps:
back of frame: u.r. printed and typed paper label "FROM / PORTRAIT [ripped} INC / 460 PARK AVENUE / NEW YORK, 22, N.Y. / T C / Whitney Musuem of American xxx [ ripped] / 10 West 8th Street / New York, New York"; back of frame: u.r. printed and typed paper label "FROM / PORTRAIT INC / Portrait of an Acress [ripped] / Linda Dietz Carlton [ ripped] / by / William Merritt Chase"; back of frame: u.r. handwritten gum label "5300 / 1" stretcher: u.r. printed and typed paper label "MUSEUM NO / D-3039 / WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART / TEN WEST EIGHTH STREET . NEW YORK / ARTIST WILLIAM M. CHASE (1849-1916) SIZE 35" X 29" / TITLE 'PORTRAIT OF AN ACTRESS (LINDA DIETZ CARLTON)"

Provenance: estate of the artist (sold at auction: The Paintings and Other Artistic Property left by the Late William Merrit Chase, N.A., American Art Galleries, New York, New York, May 14 - 17, 1917, #97); F.S. Pratt, New York, New York; Mrs. W.I Clark, Worcester, Massachusetts; Honorable C.V. Whitney, Old Westbury, New York; to M. Knoedler & Company, New York, New York (1951)
Exhibition History:
"Woman," Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois (January 1984)

"Aspects of a Collection, 18th - 19th Century American Art from the Newark Museum," M. Knoedler & Co., benefit exhibition (March 1977)

"William Merritt Chase," M. Knoedler & Co., for the Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, Long Island, New York (April 1976)

"William Merritt Chase," Parrish Art Museum, Southampton Long Island, New York (Jun - Jul. 1957)

Keywords: Portrait, Female, Painting