For the Little One (Hall at Shinnecock)1896 by William Merritt Chase

Caring for their growing family must have kept Mrs Chase hard at work for most of her waking hours. By the time that she is seen sewing in For the Little One (also sometimes confusingly known as Hall at Shinnecock) in about 1896, they had four daughters ranging from three to nine years of age. (

For the Little One (about 1896, Metropolitan Museum of Art), a portrait of her sewing a long white garment for one of their children. The image, although modern in style, presents a comforting image of conventional family life....
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