Fifth Avenue-Childe Hassam

Fifth Avenue: Childe Hassam

Fifth Avenue is a 1919 Impressionist painting by American artist Childe Hassam. This work is located in the Cleveland Museum of Art in Cleveland, Ohio.

The painting depicts a view of New York City’s bustling Fifth Avenue in the early 20th century. The painting captures the energy and vibrancy of the city with its crowded sidewalks, horse-drawn carriages, and towering buildings. Hassam’s use of light and color creates a bright and lively atmosphere. The painting showcases Hassam’s Impressionist style with its loose brushstrokes and emphasis on capturing the fleeting beauty of everyday life. “Fifth Avenue” is a celebration of modernity and urban life in America at the turn of the century.

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