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James Abbott McNeill Whistler


James Abbott McNeill Whistler

(b Lowell, MA, 11 July 1834; d London, 17 July 1903).

American painter, printmaker, designer and collector, active in England and France. He developed from the Realism of Courbet and Manet to become, in the 1860s, one of the leading members of the AESTHETIC MOVEMENT and an important exponent of JAPONISME. From the 1860s he increasingly adopted non-specific and often musical titles for his work, which emphasized his interest in the manipulation of colour and mood for their own sake rather than for the conventional depiction of subject. He acted as an important link between the avant-garde artistic worlds of Europe, Britain and the USA and has always been acknowledged as one of the masters of etching



Portrait of Whistler with Hat


La Princesse duPays de la Porcelaine


Symphony in White no.2: The Little White Girl

Symphony in White No. 1: The White Girl


Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Little Blue Girl


Harmony in Brown: The Felt Hat


Harmony in Red: Lamplight


Note in Red: The Siesta


Harmony in Flesh Colour and Red


Harmony in Green and Rose: The Music Room


Harmony in Grey and Green: Miss Cicely Alexander


Harmony in Yellow and Gold: The Gold Girl Connie Gilchrist


Portrait of George W. Vanderbilt


Arrangement in Flesh Colour and Black: Portrait of Theodore Duret

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