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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



Arrangement in Black, No.5: Lady Meux


Nocturne in Blue and Gold: Valparaiso Bay


Whistler in his Studio


Battersea Reach


Mother of Pearl and Silver: The Andalusian


Arrangement in White and Black


Symphony in Grey and Green: The Ocean


Blue and Silver: Trouville


Brown and Gold


Arrangement in Gray and Black No.2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle


Red and Black


Crepuscule in Flesh Colour and Green: Valparaiso

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