Chapuis was a canvas and frame maker and picturer restorer in Paris.
In May 1902 Chapuis 'beautifully repaired' Symphony in White, No. 2: The Little White Girl (YMSM 52) after it had been damaged [#03163]. The stamp of Chapuis can be found on the frame of A Paris Model (YMSM 458), Violet and Rose: Carmen qui rit (YMSM 506) and Harmony in Rose and Green: Carmen (YMSM 507), and the stretcher of Self-Portrait (YMSM 460).
Young, Andrew McLaren, Margaret F. MacDonald, Robin Spencer and Hamish Miles, The Paintings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1980.