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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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