Frank Swift Chase
(1886 - 1958)
Frank Swift Chase was active/lived in Missouri, California. Frank Chase is known for landscape, some marine.
Jack Warden has written to AskART.com that at the Paradox Gallery in Woodstock, New York "I saw in his (Mr. Angelock's) gallery one day a few years ago a stunning--I mean stunning--12 x16 landscape by FSC. I wanted to buy it but Mr. Angeloch wouldn't part with it. He also had a pochade box that had belonged to John F. Carlson, and that too he would not sell. "
Painter. Born in St Louis, MO on March 12, 1886. Chase studied at the ASL in NYC in 1909. He was based in New York and Nantucket, MA except during 1935-36 when he was in southern California where he painted the desert near Palm Springs. He died in Woodstock, NY in July 1958. Exh: Salmagundi Club, 1921; NAD, 1921; AIC, 1922; PAFA, 1923; San Diego FA Gallery, 1928. In: Charleston (SC) Museum; Mechanics Inst.
(Rochester, NY). 1] WWAA 1936-56; NY Times, 7-28-1958 (obit).
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