CHILDE HASSAM (1859-1935) SIGNATURE, "F. Childe Hassam", 2.75 x 1, clipped from back of a check, bold black ink, of American impressionist painter. He was the chief American exponent of impressionism. His primary objective both in his paintings and in his etchings was to represent the effect of sunlight in city scenes and in landscapes of rural New England. His best-known works include paintings of flag-draped skyscraper "canyons" in New York City. He eventually became one of the group of American Impressionists known as "The Ten". This rare signature is in fine condition.
Hassam eventually became one of the group of American Impressionists known as "The Ten".