Writings

Articles & Writings about Harry Chase


  • New York Times article, entitled "Once Forgotten Past, Now Recalled in Painting."

Incorporates a section about my research into the life and work of Harry Chase was published June 13, 2014. You can read the article at the link below. The section on Harry Chase begins at the bottom of the second column.

James Jebusa Shannon's portraits rescued from obscurity


  • The Case of the Purloined Painting

How I was able to discover a stolen Harry Chase painting and right a wrong. Click link below to read.

The Case of the Purloined Painting



  • Gorgeous early work by Harry Chase sold at Kodner Gallery in St. Louis

Caught in the Ice, an early masterpiece created by Harry Chase in 1876, was sold recently at Kodner Gallery in St. Louis. The work has a fascinating history, which is delved into in detail in the following piece:

Provenance of Caught in the Ice



  • Article in Maine Antique Digest

The Thrill of the Chase: A Detective Story

by Jeffrey B. Chace

Featured article in September 2018 Issue of Maine Antique Digest about a recently rediscovered painting by Harry Chase. Click on the title of the article above to read the story.


Cradle to grave biographical sketch of the life and career of Harry Chase, including provenance of his two paintings owned by the Missouri Athletic Club, by Jeffrey B. Chace.


A detailed examination of pen & ink sketches by Harry Chase from Holland in the summer of 1879, by Jeffrey B. Chace.


A précis in the Cherry Diamond, the magazine of the Missouri Athletic Club, of a detailed article Jeffrey B. Chace wrote about two oils on canvas by Harry Chase that are part of the collection of the club (top right of the page).