James Abbott McNeill Whistler

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 a leading proponent of the credo "art for art's sake". His signature for his paintings took the shape of a stylized butterfly possessing a long stinger for a tail. The symbol combined both aspects of his personality: his art is marked by a subtle delicacy, while his public persona was combative. He found a parallel between painting and music and entitled many of his paintings "arrangements", "harmonies", and "nocturnes", emphasizing the primacy of tonal harmony. His most famous painting Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1 (1871), commonly known as Whistler's Mother, is a revered and often parodied portrait of motherhood. Whistler influenced the art world and the broader culture of his time with his theories and his friendships with leading artists and writers.

 

The Thames in Ice by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

The Thames in Ice

James Abbott McNeill Whistler

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The Princess from the Land of Porcelain by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

The Princess from the Land of Porcelain

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Whistler's Mother by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Whistler's Mother

James Abbott McNeill Whistler

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Nocturne in Black and Gold – The Falling Rocket by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Nocturne in Black and Gold – The Falling Rocket

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Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl

James Abbott McNeill Whistler

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Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Nocturne: Blue and Gold – Old Battersea Bridge

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Nocturne: Blue and Silver – Chelsea by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Nocturne: Blue and Silver – Chelsea

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Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room

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Bibi Lalouette by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Bibi Lalouette

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Wapping by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Wapping

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Symphony in White, No. 2: The Little White Girl by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Symphony in White, No. 2: The Little White Girl

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Reading by Lamplight by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Reading by Lamplight

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Portrait of Lady Meux by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Portrait of Lady Meux

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Harmony in Gray and Green: Miss Cicely Alexander by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Harmony in Gray and Green: Miss Cicely Alexander

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Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle

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Symphony in White, No. 3 by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Symphony in White, No. 3

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Nocturne: Blue and Gold--Southampton Water by James Abbott McNeill Whistler Reproduction Painting by Blue Surf Art

Nocturne: Blue and Gold--Southampton Water

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