short biography

James McNeill Whistler (James Abbott McNeill Whistler, b. 1834, Lowell / Massachusetts, d. 1903, London) was a painter and graphic artist. He was friends with Gustave Courbet and Henri Fantin-Latour - they called themselves 'Société des Trois'. Important works are 'At The Piano' 1859 and 'Symphony in White, no. 1: The White Girl, 1862.

Victorian style, realism, symbolism

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ADDISON Andover Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki Belvedere, Wien Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham / Alabama Block Museum of Art, Evanston Colby Museum of Art, Waterville Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, Washington DIA Detroit Institute of Arts Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence Davison Art Center, Middletown DePaul University Museum, Chicago Farnsworth Art Museum Figge Art Museum, Davenport Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - Legion of Honor / De Young Freer Gallery & Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington Frye Art Museum, Seattle ° Henry Art Gallery, Seattle Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Ithaca Honolulu Academy of Arts Hunterian, Glasgow Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Miami University Art Museum, Oxford / Ohio Middlebury College Museum of Art Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg / Florida Museum of New Zealand - Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington Musée Jenisch, Vevey National Gallery of Art, Washington ° Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Philadelphia Museum of Art Reading Public Museum ° Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Samek Art Gallery, Lewisburg Smithsonian Institution, Washington Speed Art Museum, Louisville Sweet Briar College Art Gallery Tate Collection The Nelson, Davis UK Art Museum, Lexington UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie Wichita Art Museum Yale Center for British Art, New Haven
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