Arts Everyday Living: A Love of Fashion—The Ultimate in Color, Design, and Decorative Arts

Childe Hassam, Spring Morning, 1909, oil on canvas, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA


American Impressionist Childe Hassam (1859-1935) and Boston artist William McGregor Paxton (1869-1941) were both masters of fashion in the early 20th century, with a special love of depicting vivid colors, decorative patterns, and rich textures.



Glitter, (Portrait of Mrs. Works, Boston), 1930, oil on canvas, Private Collection

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