Thursday, July 11, 2013

James McNeill Whistler ~ July 11 1834 - July 17 1903

As music is the poetry of sound, so is painting the poetry of sight. And the subject matter has nothing to do with harmony of sound or of colour. - James McNeill Whistler

The White Girl, 1861-62, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

The Lady of the Lang Linjsen, 1864, Philadelphia Museum of Art (link)

Mrs. Frances Leyland, 1872-73, The Frick Collection (link)

Arrangement in Black No. 5, Portrait of Lady Meux, 1881, Honolulu Academy of Arts (link)

Valerie, Lady Meux, 1881, The Frick Collection, (link)

Arrangement in Flesh Color and Black:  Portrait of Theodore Duret, 1883, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Miss Lillian Woakes, 1890-91,
The Phillips Collection (link)
Little Rose of Lyme Regis, 1895,
Boston Museum of Fine Arts (link)
Arrangement in Gray, Self-Portrait, 1872, Detroit Institute of Arts

Nocturne: The Silent Sea</i>, 1866, Thomas Gilcrease Museum
Nocturne:  Blue and Gold- Southampton Water, 1872, The Art Institute of Chicago.
Nocturne in Black and Gold, The Falling Rocket, 1875, Detroit Institute of Art

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