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Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1834 - 1903

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (July 11, 1834 – July 17, 1903) was an American artist, active during the American Gilded Age and based primarily in the United Kingdom. He was averse to sentimentality and moral allusion in painting, and was a leading proponent of the credo "art for art's sake".

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Correspondence concerning the portrait of Dr. Isaac Davenport

MS-622
 Collection
Identifier: MS-622
Overview James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903), painter. The collection contains correspondence between Whistler, his sister-in-law Roslind Birnie Philip and Isaac Davenport concerning the portrait of Davenport by Whistler.