Robert Chase (Florida, Illinois, born 1919) Watercolor of a boat. Signed lower left. In 1947 he moved to Sarasota, Florida to attend the Ringling School of Art on the GI bill and taught at the Ringling School of Art from 1950-51. Chase opened his own school-- The Chase School of Art in 1952 and continued to do so until the mid 1980s. His paintings were exhibited at American Embassies in Rome, Paris and Helsinki by the United States Department of State from 1960 through the 1970s. Also, his work toured Europe and South America in a traveling exhibition sponsored by the United States Information Agency. In addition his work was included in exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art, High Museum, University of Illinois, University of Florida and the University of North Carolina to name a few. Sight size: 10.5 x 14 in. Overall Size: 18.5 x 22.5 in. Framed behind glass.