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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



Nocturne: Blue and Gold - Old Battersea Bridge


Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket


Symphony in Blue and Pink


Wapping on Thames


Rose and Silver: Portrait of Mrs Whibley


Symphony in Grey: Early Morning, Thames


Brown and Silver: Old Battersea Bridge


Nocturne- Blue and Silver


Nocturne in Blue and Silver: The Lagoon, Venice


Nocturne: Blue and Gold - St Mark's, Venice

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